Mathematician and philosopher John Venn was born on August 4, 1834. I think we can all agree he invented the best kind of diagram.
The youngest winner of the Tour de France, Henri Cornet was born on August 4, 1884. He won in 1904, ten days shy of his 20th birthday.
American impressionist painter John Henry Twachtman was born on August 4, 1853.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet, and husband of Mary, was born on August 4, 1792. I will close out today with the end of one of his most famous poems, Hellas:
For today: enjoy yourself, it’s later than you think.