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What Happened on April 12, 1777

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Person of interestHenry Clay

Henry Clay, American politician known as "the Great Compromiser", born in Hanover County, Virginia (d. 1852)

Legislator and Orator Henry Clay
Legislator and Orator
Henry Clay

1777 Highlights

About April 12, 1777

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries