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What Happened on April 3, 1721

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Walpole becomes Britain's 1st Lord of the Treasury - effective Prime Minister, although that term was never officially used (indeed, it was considered an insult) until much later

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole

1721 Highlights

About April 3, 1721

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 299 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries