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What Happened on December 30, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • John Peter Altgeld, German-American politician (Governor of Illinois, 1893-97), known for pardoning of Haymarket anarchists, born in Selters, Duchy of Nassau (now Germany) (d. 1902)
1847 Highlights

About December 30, 1847

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 174 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn