On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1717

Historical Events

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Nicholas Rowe is appointed British Poet Laureate by George I

King George I
George I

1717 Highlights

About August 1, 1717

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 303 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo