On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1740

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
1740 Highlights

About December 20, 1740

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 281 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius