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What Happened on August 5, 1881

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Hugh S. Johnson

Hugh S. Johnson, American head of the National Recovery Administration and member of FDR's Brain Trust, born in Fort Scott, Kansas (d. 1942)

1881 Highlights

About August 5, 1881

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo