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What Happened on August 26, 1740

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, French balloonists (invented Montgolfier balloon), born in Annonay, France (d. 1810)
1740 Highlights

About August 26, 1740

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 281 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo