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What Happened on August 1, 1770

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William Clark

William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor who led the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06 and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States, born in Ladysmith, Virginia (d. 1838)

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About August 1, 1770

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo