On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1720

Famous Birthdays

  • William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, 5th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1756-57), born in Hardwicke, England (d. 1764)
1720 Highlights

About May 8, 1720

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 301 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus