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What Happened on April 4, 1802

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Person of interestDorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix, American pioneering nurse and social activist who created the first American mental asylums, born in Hampden, Maine (d. 1887)

Nurse and Social Activist Dorothea Dix
Nurse and Social Activist
Dorothea Dix

1802 Highlights

About April 4, 1802

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 218 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries