On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1714

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes King George I of England

King George I
George I

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter, born in Penegoes, Montgomeryshire, Wales (d. 1782)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAnne Stuart

Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49

Queen of England Anne Stuart
Queen of England
Anne Stuart
1714 Highlights

About August 1, 1714

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 307 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo