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What Happened on July 23, 1829

Historical Events


Historic Invention1st U.S. Typographer

William Austin Burt patents America's first "typographer" (typewriter)

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U.S. patent letter signed by President Andrew Jackson
U.S. patent letter signed by President Andrew Jackson
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Famous Deaths

  • Wojciech Boguslawski, Polish composer, dies at 72
1829 Highlights

About July 23, 1829

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo