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What Happened on April 10, 1794

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Person of interestMatthew C. Perry

Matthew C. Perry, Commodore of the United States Navy who opened Japan to Western influence and trade, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1858)

Commodore of the US Navy Matthew C. Perry
Commodore of the US Navy
Matthew C. Perry

1794 Highlights

About April 10, 1794

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries