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What Happened on August 18, 1774

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Person of interestMeriwether Lewis

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

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

1774 Highlights

About August 18, 1774

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo