What Happened in January 1773

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Historical Events

  • Jan 6 Massachusetts slaves petition legislature for freedom
  • Jan 12 First public museum established in north American colonies (Charlestown, SC)

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Jan 17 Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S)

Captain/Explorer James Cook
Captain/Explorer
James Cook

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 4 Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer
  • Jan 5 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter/drawer
  • Jan 9 Cassandra Austen, English watercolorist and sister of Jane Austen (d. 1845)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 4 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (b. 1737)
  • Jan 21 Alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689)