On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1766

Famous Deaths

  • James Francis Edward Stuart "The old Pretender", Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland after the death of his father James II, dies at 77
1766 Highlights

About January 1, 1766

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 254 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn