On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1740

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1764)
1740 Highlights

About August 23, 1740

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo