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What Happened on July 4, 1847

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Person of interestJames Anthony Bailey

James Anthony Bailey, American circus ringmaster and showman (Barnum & Bailey), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1906)

Circus Showman and Businessman James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman
James Anthony Bailey

1847 Highlights

About July 4, 1847

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer