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On this day: August 29

Published: Aug 30 2012 05:13:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

OTD August 29 - John Locke
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1632: Philosopher John Locke, regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers, is born in Wrington, Somerset, England.

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