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What Happened on July 3, 1878

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Person of interestGeorge M. Cohan

George M. Cohan, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1942)

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

1878 Highlights

About July 3, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer