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What Happened on September 12, 1880

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Person of interestH. L. Mencken

Henry Louis Mencken, American newspaperman and critic (Prejudices), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1956)

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken

1880 Highlights

About September 12, 1880

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo