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What Happened – August 26

It was on this day in 1498 that Cardinal Jean de Billheres commissioned Michelangelo Buonarroti to carve a statue. The young artist was 24 years old and had been in Rome for only a couple years when he was granted this … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 18

  It was on this day in 1587 that Ellinor Dare gave birth to a girl in what is now South Carolina. At the time, it was called the Roanoke Colony and the infant was the first English child to be born … Continue reading

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