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What Happened on September 21, 1737

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Person of interestFrancis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer (designed the first American flag), born in Philadelphia, British America (d. 1791)

Designer of the American Flag Francis Hopkinson
Designer of the American Flag
Francis Hopkinson

1737 Highlights

About September 21, 1737

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 283 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo