Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day

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Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day in USA in 2024
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Dates of Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
2025 USA Sunday, December 21stPhileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
2024 USA Saturday, December 21stPhileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
2023 USA Thursday, December 21stPhileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
2022 USA Wednesday, December 21stPhileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
2021 USA Tuesday, December 21stPhileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
Summary
It was on this day in 1872, in a novel by Jules Verne, that Phileas Fogg made his infamous bet he could travel around the world in 80 days.

Phileas Fogg is the protagonist in the 1872 Jules Verne novel Around the World in Eighty Days.

In the book, Fogg makes a wager of £20,000 on October 2nd 1872 with members of London's Reform Club that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days or less.

He sets out with his French servant Jean Passepartout to win the bet, unaware that he is being followed by a detective named Fix, who suspects Fogg of having robbed the Bank of England.

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