On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1740

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

English evangelist George Whitefield preaches to 30,000 people in Boston in the US during the 'Great Awakening'

Anglican Preacher George Whitefield
Anglican Preacher
George Whitefield

1740 Highlights

About October 12, 1740

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 280 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra