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What Happened on May 31, 1857

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Person of interestPius XI

Pius XI [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti], Italian 259th Pope (1922-39), born in Desio, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1939)

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI

1857 Highlights

About May 31, 1857

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini