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What Happened on April 21, 1729

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Person of interestCatherine the Great

Catherine the Great [Catherine II], German-born Empress of Russia (1762-96) who expanded the Russian empire, born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1796)

Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great

1729 Highlights

About April 21, 1729

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 292 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus