On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1737

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohn Hancock

John Hancock, American merchant & statesman who was 1st to sign the Declaration of Independence, born in Braintree, Massachusetts (d. 1793)

Statesman John Hancock
John Hancock

1737 Highlights

About January 23, 1737

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 284 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius