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What Happened on April 17, 1620

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Person of interestMarguerite Bourgeoys

Marguerite Bourgeoys, French founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (first Canadian saint), born in Troyes, France (d. 1700)

First Canadian Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys
First Canadian Saint
Marguerite Bourgeoys

1620 Highlights

About April 17, 1620

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 400 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries