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What Happened on October 19, 1745

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, Irish author and satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal), dies at 77

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift

1745 Highlights

About October 19, 1745

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 275 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra