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What Happened on August 20, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (batted in England's 1st 2 Tests 1877), born in Cowmes, Huddersfield, Yorkshire (d. 1889)
  • Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (The Outpost), born in Hrubieszów, Congress Poland (d. 1912)
1847 Highlights

About August 20, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo