On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1729

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmund Burke, British statesman, philosopher and author (A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the Revolution in France), born in Dublin, Ireland [NS=Jan 12]
1729 Highlights

About January 1, 1729

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 293 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn