On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1740

Famous Deaths

  • Clement XII [Lorenzo Corsini], Italian Pope (1730-40) who despite ill health and total blindness (1732) unsuccessfully stemmed decline of papal influence, dies at 87
1740 Highlights

About February 6, 1740

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 281 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius