What Happened on September 6, 1797

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  • William "Extra Billy" Smith, American lawyer, politician (Governor of Virginia, 1846-49 and 1864-65; US Representative from Virginia, 1853-61), and oldest General in the Confederate Army, born in Marengo, Virginia (d. 1887)
1797 Highlights

About September 6, 1797

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 226 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo