On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1716

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos III, King of Spain (1759-88) and King of Naples and Sicily (1734-59), born in Royal Alcazar of Madrid, Spain (d. 1788)
  • Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (d. 1795)
1716 Highlights

About January 20, 1716

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 305 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius