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What Happened on June 9, 1781

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Person of interestGeorge Stephenson

George Stephenson, English engineer known as the "Father of Railways" (Locomotion No. 1, Standard Gauge), born in Newcastle, England

Engineer Known as the Father of Railways George Stephenson
Engineer Known as the Father of Railways
George Stephenson

1781 Highlights

About June 9, 1781

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 239 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini