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What Happened on January 8, 1742

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Astley, English 'Father of the Modern Circus', born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England (d. 1814)
1742 Highlights

About January 8, 1742

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 279 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn