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What Happened on September 3, 1856

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Person of interestLouis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan, American architect (father of skyscrapers), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1926)

Architect and Father of Skyscrapers Louis Sullivan
Architect and Father of Skyscrapers
Louis Sullivan

1856 Highlights

About September 3, 1856

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo