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What Happened on January 12, 1588

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John Winthrop

John Winthrop, English Puritan lawyer and 1st governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, born in Edwardstone, England (d. 1649)

1588 Highlights

About January 12, 1588

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 434 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn