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What Happened on August 22, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • George Washington De Long, American Arctic Explorer whose disastrous expedition provided evidence to support the theory of trans-Arctic oceanic drift, born in NYC, New York
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About August 22, 1844

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo