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Wednesday, 08 July 2020

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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  On August - 21 birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  

1535  Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619) was born on August - 21.  

1567  On August - 21 birth of francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on August - 21.  

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  

1643  On this day in history birth of afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)  

1660  Hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building was born on August - 21.  

1665  On this day in history birth of giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)  

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Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on August - 21.  

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on this day in history.  

1190  On August - 21 godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on August - 21.  

1516  John III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78 on August - 21.  

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on this day in history.  

1614  Death of Elizabeth B├íthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on August - 21.  

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