What Happened on May 4, 1796

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Horace MannHorace Mann (1796-1859)

American educator, author, abolitionist and politician who pioneered public schools, born in Franklin, Massachusetts

  • Joseph Pannell Taylor, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1864)
  • William H. Prescott, American historian, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1859)
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About May 4, 1796

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 227 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus