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What Happened on August 11, 1897

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Person of interestEnid Blyton

Enid Blyton, English children's writer, fifth most popular author in the world (Famous Five, Secret Seven, The Adventure), born in London, England (d. 1968)

Children's writer Enid Blyton
Children's writer
Enid Blyton
  • Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1897 Highlights

About August 11, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo