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What Happened on August 18, 1774

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Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis, American explorer, soldier and public administrator who helped lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition, born in Ivy, Virginia (d. 1809)

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About August 18, 1774

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo