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What Happened on August 5, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Nelson, English politician and civil servant (head of the Special Operations Executive, 1940-42), born in Gloucestershire (d. 1966)
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About August 5, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo