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1774, Aug 281821, Jan 4
the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church (September 14, 1975). She established the first Catholic girls' school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she also founded the first American congregation of religious sisters, the Sisters of Charity.
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08/28/1774-St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church, is born in New York City
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