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What Happened on May 16, 1801

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Person of interestWilliam H. Seward

William H. Seward, American politician (Secretary of State, 1861-69, Governor of New York, 1839-42), born in Florida, New York (d. 1872)

US Secretary of State William H. Seward
US Secretary of State
William H. Seward

1801 Highlights

About May 16, 1801

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 219 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus