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What Happened on April 7, 1740

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHaym Salomon

Haym Salomon, Polish-born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, born in Leszno, Poland (d. 1785)

Financier Haym Salomon
Financier
Haym Salomon

1740 Highlights

About April 7, 1740

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 280 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries