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What Happened on July 5, 1853

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Cecil Rhodes

Cecil Rhodes, British businessman, diamond merchant and imperialist politician who was Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (1890-96), born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1902)

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About July 5, 1853

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer