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What Happened on April 17, 1820

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlexander Cartwright

Alexander Cartwright, American sportsman (recognized as inventor of modern baseball), born in NYC, New York (d. 1892)

Inventor of Modern Baseball Alexander Cartwright
Inventor of Modern Baseball
Alexander Cartwright
  • Gottfried Conradi, Norwegian composer, born in T√łnsberg, Norway (d. 1896)
1820 Highlights

About April 17, 1820

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries