On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1720

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anne Bonny and Mary Read are tried, found guilty of pirating, and sentenced to death in Spanish Town, Jamaica, although their discovered pregnancies win them stays of execution

Pirate Mary Read
Mary Read
Pirate Anne Bonny
Anne Bonny

1720 Highlights

About November 28, 1720

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 300 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius