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What Happened on February 5, 1723

Famous Birthdays

John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon, Scottish-American president of the College of New Jersey who signed the Declaration of Independence, born in Gifford, Scotland (d. 1794)

1723 Highlights

About February 5, 1723

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 299 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius