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What Happened on July 29, 1796

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Person of interestWalter Hunt

Walter Hunt, American inventor (safety pin, sewing machine), born in Martinsburg, New York (d. 1859)

Inventor Walter Hunt
Walter Hunt

1796 Highlights

About July 29, 1796

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo