On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1740

Famous Deaths

  • Claudius Amyand, French-born British surgeon who performed first appendectomy, dies at about 80
1740 Highlights

About July 6, 1740

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 280 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer