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What Happened on January 1, 1752

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBetsy Ross

Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1836)

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross

1752 Highlights

About January 1, 1752

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 269 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn