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Aug 03

August 3: Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke (1887) It was on this date, August 3, 1887, that the Edwardian British poet W.B. Yeats called “The most handsome man in England,” Rupert Brooke was born in Rugby. He was educated at Rugby School (where his father was housemaster) and King’s College, Cambridge, distinguishing himself as both student and athlete. He was …

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Nov 28

November 28: Sir Leslie Stephen

Leslie Stephen about 1860

Stephen said he never lost his faith because he never had any and helped to bring Thomas Henry Huxley’s newly coined word, “agnostic,” into vogue.

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