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August 4, 1914 - UK declared war on Germany in World War I.
August 6, 1945 - Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
August 8, 1588 - English fleet attacked the Spanish Armada, (July 29 by calendar then in use).
August 8, 1967 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was launched.
August 9, 1945 - Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
August 13, 1521 - Spanish conquerors won Mexico City from the Aztec.
August 13, 1961 - East Germans began building the Berlin Wall.
August 15, 1947 - India became independent.
August 18, 1966 - Battle of Long Tan took place in the southern part of what is now Vietnam.
August 25, 1768 - Captain Cook's ship Endeavour sailed from England on first exploratory voyage.

August 3, 1856 - Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia.  View TIMELINE  
August 4, 1960 - Tim Winton, Australian novelist and short-story writer.
August 6, 1809 - Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet. Read the article on “The Lady of Shalott”.
August 15, 1769 - Napoleon I,  French emperor and military genius.  View TIMELINE  
August 16, 1935 - Graeme Milbourne Clark, an Australian doctor and inventor, is known for inventing a device to help people with hearing loss.  View TIMELINE 
August 26, 1908 - Sir Donald Bradman, Australia's greatest cricketer.  View TIMELINE  
August 30, 1797 - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English author of Frankenstein.

 

Who is this person born on August 6, 1881?
Clue:
 Discovered the germ-killing power of the green mould, Pencillium notatum.  
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