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What Happened on November 9, 1731

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Person of interestBenjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker, African American mathematician and surveyor of Washington, D.C., born in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland (d. 1806

Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author Benjamin Banneker
Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author
Benjamin Banneker

1731 Highlights

About November 9, 1731

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 289 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio