On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1739

Historical Events

  • Great Britain declares war on Spain: War of Jenkins' Ear [NS=Oct 19]

Famous Birthdays

  • Grigory Potemkin, Russian military leader, statesman and favorite of Catherine the Great, born in Chizhovo near Smolensk (d. 1791)
1739 Highlights

About October 30, 1739

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 280 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio