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What Happened on August 20, 1785

Famous Birthdays

  • Oliver Hazard Perry, American Naval hero (Battle of Lake Erie), born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island (d. 1819)
1785 Highlights

About August 20, 1785

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo