On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1798

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Person of interestCharles Wilkes

Charles Wilkes, American Antarctic explorer and naval officer (Union Navy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1877)

Naval Officer and Explorer Charles Wilkes
Naval Officer and Explorer
Charles Wilkes

1798 Highlights

About April 3, 1798

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries