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What Happened on May 2, 1737

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Person of interestWilliam Petty

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1782-83), born in Dublin, Kingdom of Ireland (d. 1805)

British Prime Minister William Petty
British Prime Minister
William Petty

1737 Highlights

About May 2, 1737

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 283 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus