On This Day

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
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