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What Happened on January 5, 1855

Article: Gillette, The Billionaire Shaving Pioneer

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Person of interestKing C. Gillette

King C. Gillette, American businessman and inventor of inexpensive and disposable safety razor blades, born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 1932)

Businessman and Inventor King C. Gillette
Businessman and Inventor
King C. Gillette

1855 Highlights

About January 5, 1855

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn