On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1772

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1772 Highlights

About August 4, 1772

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo