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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
April 10, 1796
James "Jim" Bowie is Born
On this day in 1796 the famous American pioneer, frontiersman and soldier Jim Bowie was born in Kentucky. Jim
Bowie is most remembered for his role in the Texas Revolution (in particular the Battle of the Alamo) as well as
the knife that bears his name.
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