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What Happened on January 19, 1736

Famous Birthdays

James Watt

James Watt, Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer and chemist (steam engine), born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1819)

  • Laurens Pieter van de Spiegel, Dutch Grand Pensionary of Zeeland and Holland (1787-95)
1736 Highlights

About January 19, 1736

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 285 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn