On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1739

Historical Events


BattleDeclaration of War

War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole

1739 Highlights

About October 23, 1739

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 281 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio