On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1737

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestThomas Paine

Thomas Paine, English-American political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason), born in Thetford, England (d. 1809)

Voice of the American Revolution Thomas Paine
Voice of the American Revolution
Thomas Paine

Famous Deaths

  • George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (b. 1666)