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What Happened on May 2, 1879

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Person of interestJames F. Byrnes

James F. Byrnes, American politician and statesman influential in domestic and foreign policy in the mid-1940s, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1972)

Politician and US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes
Politician and US Secretary of State
James F. Byrnes

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About May 2, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus