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What Happened on January 20, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • William R. Pettiford, African American minister and banker, founder of the Alabama Penny Savings Bank, born in Granville county, North Carolina (d. 1914)
1847 Highlights

About January 20, 1847

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 175 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius