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What Happened on December 23, 1732

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Person of interestRichard Arkwright

Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (created the spinning frame), born in Preston, England (d. 1792)

Industrialist and Inventor Richard Arkwright
Industrialist and Inventor
Richard Arkwright

1732 Highlights

About December 23, 1732

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 288 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn