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What Happened on October 11, 1844

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Person of interestHenry John Heinz

Henry John Heinz, German-American entrepreneur who founded prepared-foods company (H.J. Heinz Company-57 varieties), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1919)

Founder of Heinz Henry John Heinz
Founder of Heinz
Henry John Heinz

1844 Highlights

About October 11, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra