On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1741

Famous Birthdays

  • Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general, born in Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 1834)
  • Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, born in Freystadt, Germany (d. 1816)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German jurist, dies at 59
1741 Highlights

About August 31, 1741

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo