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What Happened on April 15, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American poet Emily Dickinson first corresponds with author and future literary mentor Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a relationship that lasts the rest of her life


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About April 15, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries