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What Happened on May 19, 1740

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Franz Weigl, German cellist and early proponent of the 'thumb technique', born in Bavaria (d. 1820)
1740 Highlights

About May 19, 1740

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 280 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus