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What Happened on May 5, 1741

Famous Birthdays

  • John Archer, American Congressman who received the 1st medical diploma issued on US continent (1768), born near Churchville, Maryland (d. 1810)
1741 Highlights

About May 5, 1741

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus