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What Happened on January 17, 1706

The President Who Was Never President

Famous Birthdays

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, US Founding Father, inventor, ambassador and writer (Poor Richards Almanac), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1790)

1706 Highlights

About January 17, 1706

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 316 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn