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Birthdays occurring on August, 16


1601 Pierre de Fermat was born on August 16, 1601
French mathematician, 1601-1665
It is impossible for any number which is a power greater than the second to be written as a sum of two like powers. I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.
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1645 Jean de la Bruyere was born on August 16, 1645
French satiric moralist, 1645-1696
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other.
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1879 Ethel Barrymore was born on August 16, 1879
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh -- at yourself.
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1888 T.E. Lawrence was born on August 16, 1888
British intelligence officer best known as Lawrence of Arabia (later changed his name to T.E. Shaw), 1888-1935
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.
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Deaths occurring on August, 16

1894 George Meany was born on August 16, 1894
Anybody who has any doubt about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one.
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1993 Stewart Granger died on August 16, 1993
The rule was 'No autopsy, no foul.
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1994 Henry Geldzahler died on August 16, 1994
Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word.
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1998 Jim Murray died on August 16, 1998
American Sports writer. Winner of a Pulitzer Prize. 1919-1998
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
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2002 Jeff Corey died on August 16, 2002
Our thoughts are with the family,
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2003 Idi Amin died on August 16, 2003
These actors have been depicting my father as eating people, ... I was with him for many years, but I never saw any human flesh.
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