On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1738

Historical Events

  • Britain sends fleet to the Mediterranean Sea & West Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wolcot, English satirist (Peter Pindar), baptized in Dodbrooke, Kingsbridge, Devon (d. 1819)
1738 Highlights

About May 9, 1738

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 282 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus