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March 9, 1824 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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Person of interestLeland Stanford

Leland Stanford, American business tycoon (Southern Pacific Railroad), 8th Governor of California and founder of Stanford University, born in Watervliet, New York (d. 1893)

Business Tycoon and Politician Leland Stanford
Business Tycoon and Politician
Leland Stanford

Deaths in History

  • Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/Friesland, dies at 79
1824 in History