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What Happened on July 8, 1839

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Person of interestJohn D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, born in Richford, New York (d. 1937)

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller

1839 Highlights

About July 8, 1839

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer