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What Happened on October 14, 1712

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Person of interestGeorge Grenville

George Grenville, British Prime Minister (1763-65) who introduced the Stamp Act (1st international tax to the colonies in America), born in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1770)

British Prime Minister George Grenville
British Prime Minister
George Grenville

1712 Highlights

About October 14, 1712

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 308 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra