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What Happened on August 7, 1876

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Mata Hari

Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1917)

1876 Highlights

About August 7, 1876

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo