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What Happened on January 6, 1864

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Person of interestBan Johnson

Ban Johnson, American baseball executive, founder and President of the American League, born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1931)

Founder of Baseball's American League Ban Johnson
Founder of Baseball's American League
Ban Johnson

1864 Highlights

About January 6, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn