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What Happened on April 24, 1856

Famous Birthdays

Philippe Pétain

Philippe Pétain, French marshal and Chief of the French State (1940-44), born in Cauchy-à-la-Tour, France (d. 1951)

1856 Highlights

About April 24, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 166 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus