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What Happened on August 17, 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura de Force Gordon, California lawyer, a prominent suffragette, and 1st woman to run a daily newspaper in the US (Stockton Daily Leader, 1874), born in North East, Pennsylvania (d. 1907)
1838 Highlights

About August 17, 1838

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo