The Order of St. Alexander Nevsky is instituted in Russia by the empress Catherine I. It would later be discontinued and then reinstated by the Soviet government in 1942 as the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
- Robert Haley, 1st Earl of Oxford and English premier (Whig, 1710-14), dies at 63
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 295 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Gemini