What Happened in December 1738

Historical Events

  • Dec 9 Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 2 Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)
  • Dec 14 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer
  • Dec 26 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
  • Dec 28 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
  • Dec 31 Charles Cornwallis, British general and colonial administrator, born in London (d. 1805)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 13 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, dies at 59
  • Dec 22 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 22 Constantia Jones, British prostitute (executed)