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What Happened on January 5, 1855

Gillette, The Billionaire Shaving Pioneer

Famous Birthdays

King C. Gillette

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

1855 Highlights

About January 5, 1855

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn