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What Happened on January 20, 1888

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Lead Belly

Lead Belly [Huddie William Ledbetter], American blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line), born in Mooringsport, Louisiana (d. 1949)

1888 Highlights

About January 20, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius