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What Happened on February 17, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Montgomery Ward, American retailer, founded mail-order business (Montgomery Ward), born in Chatham, New Jersey (d. 1913)
1844 Highlights

About February 17, 1844

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius