On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1742

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris), born in Marseille, France (d. 1802)
  • Pius VII [Luigi Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti], Italian bishop of Imola and Pope (1800-23), born in Cesena, Italy (d. 1823)
1742 Highlights

About August 14, 1742

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 278 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo