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What Happened on May 16, 1831

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Person of interestDavid Edward Hughes

David Edward Hughes, British-American inventor (microphone, teleprinter), born in either London, England or Corwen, Wales (d. 1900)


1831 Highlights

About May 16, 1831

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 189 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus