On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1740

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthias Claudius, German poet, born in Reinfeld, Duchy of Holstein (d. 1815)
1740 Highlights

About August 15, 1740

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 281 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo