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What Happened on August 18, 1841

Famous Birthdays

  • William Halford, American naval officer and Medal of Honor recipient who survived 31 days at sea in a small boat to seek help for the shipwrecked USS Saginaw, born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1919)
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About August 18, 1841

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo