On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1731

Famous Birthdays

  • Erasmus Darwin, influential English physician, poet, philosopher, and botanist (grandfather of Charles Darwin), born in Newark-on-Trent, England (d. 1807)
1731 Highlights

About December 12, 1731

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 288 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius