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What Happened on December 12, 1724

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSamuel Hood

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral in the American Revolutionary War and the French Revolutionary Wars, born in Butleigh, England (d. 1816)

British Admiral Samuel Hood
British Admiral
Samuel Hood

1724 Highlights

About December 12, 1724

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 296 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius