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August 17, 1720 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen, French engraver and painter (Contes de La Fontaine), born in Valenciennes, France (d. 1778)

Deaths in History

  • Anne Lefèvre Dacier, French scholar and translator of classical works (b. 1654)
1720 in History