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August 3: 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

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November 28: Sir Leslie Stephen

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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John Mill