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What Happened on August 1, 1770

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Person of interestWilliam 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)

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark

1770 Highlights

About August 1, 1770

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 250 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo