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August 11, 1897 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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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
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1897 in History