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What Happened on August 4, 1772

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

English poet and artist William Blake aged 14 is first apprenticed to engraver James Basire in London

Poet and Artist William Blake
Poet and Artist
William Blake

1772 Highlights

About August 4, 1772

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 248 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo