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What Happened on May 12, 1748

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Lowndes, English astronomer, founder of the Lowndean professorship of astronomy at Cambridge University (b. 1692)
1748 Highlights

About May 12, 1748

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 273 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus