On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1740

Historical Events

  • Ivan VI becomes Tsar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Ivanova Romanova, Empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
1740 Highlights

About October 28, 1740

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio