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What Happened on April 17, 1820

Famous Birthdays

Alexander Cartwright

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

  • 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? 201 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries