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What Happened on May 9, 1791

Famous Deaths

Francis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer (designed the first American flag), dies from an apoplectic seizure at 53

1791 Highlights

About May 9, 1791

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus