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What Happened on August 9, 1744

Famous Deaths

  • James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, English patron of the arts (George Frideric Handel) (b. 1673)
1744 Highlights

About August 9, 1744

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 277 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo