On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1738

Historical Events

  • Turkish troops occupy Orsova and Ochakov in eastern Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonaventura Furlanetto, Italian composer, born in Venice (d. 1817)
  • Nathaniel Gorham, American politician (6th President of the Confederation Congress), born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1796)
1738 Highlights

About May 27, 1738

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 282 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini