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What Happened on May 19, 1879

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Person of interestNancy Astor

Nancy Astor, American born British politician, 1st female MP in UK House of Commons, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1964)

1st Female MP in the United Kingdom Nancy Astor
1st Female MP in the United Kingdom
Nancy Astor

1879 Highlights

About May 19, 1879

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus