What Happened in January 1755

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 25 Moscow University is established by Elizabeth of Russia and founded by Mikhail Lomonosov on Tatiana Day

Empress of Russia Elizabeth of Russia
Empress of Russia
Elizabeth of Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 7 Stephen Groombridge, Goudhurst Kent, English Astronomer (Catalogue of Circumpolar Stars)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 11 Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), born in Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies (d. 1804)

1st US Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
1st US Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 7 Gallus Zeiler, German composer, dies at 49
  • Jan 15 Azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83