What Happened on August 1, 1714

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes King George I of England

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter, born in Penegoes, Montgomeryshire, Wales (d. 1782)
Born in 1714

Famous Deaths

Anne StuartAnne Stuart (1665-1714)

Queen of Great Britain (1702-14), dies at about 49

1714 Highlights

About August 1, 1714

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 308 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo