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What Happened on January 17, 1726

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Mercer, Scottish military officer (fought in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War), born in Rosehearty, Scotland (d. 1777)
1726 Highlights

About January 17, 1726

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 294 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn