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What Happened on February 9, 1742

Historical Events


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Sir Robert Walpole, often referred to as the first British Prime Minister, ennobled as 1st Earl of Orford

1st British Prime Minister Robert Walpole
1st British Prime Minister
Robert Walpole

1742 Highlights

About February 9, 1742

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 278 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius