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What Happened on April 17, 1620

Famous Birthdays

Marguerite Bourgeoys

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

1620 Highlights

About April 17, 1620

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 401 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries