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What Happened on October 6, 1846

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Person of interestGeorge Westinghouse

George Westinghouse, American entrepreneur and engineer (air brakes, alternating current system), born in Central Bridge, New York (d. 1914)

Entrepreneur and Engineer George Westinghouse
Entrepreneur and Engineer
George Westinghouse

1846 Highlights

About October 6, 1846

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra