On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1740

Famous Birthdays

  • James Boswell, Scottish biographer of Samuel Johnson and diarist, born in Edinburgh (d. 1795)
1740 Highlights

About October 29, 1740

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio