What Happened in January 1750

Historical Events

  • Jan 3 Tax revolt in Haarlem Neth

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Frederick Muhlenberg, American statesman (d. 1801)
  • Jan 10 Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British Lord Chancellor (d. 1823)
  • Jan 11 Johann Jakob Walder, composer
  • Jan 24 Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
  • Jan 25 Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer
  • Jan 31 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 16 Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)
  • Jan 17 Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78
  • Jan 22 Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (b. 1675)
  • Jan 26 Albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)