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August 9

English Parliament

1650 – English Parliament passed the Act Against Several Atheistical, Blasphemous, and Execrable Opinions, Derogatory to the Honour of God. This act led to persecution of Unitarians.

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Buckminster Fuller

Fuller, Buckminster (1895-1983)

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John Lathrop

Lathrop, John Howland (1880-1967)

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Frothingham, Octavius Brooks (1822-1895)

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