Birthdays in History in 1738

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Jan 10 Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary War patriot (lead the Green Mountain Boys), born in Litchfield, Connecticut (d. 1789)

American Revolutionary War Patriot Ethan Allen
American Revolutionary War Patriot
Ethan Allen
  • Mar 11 Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (d. 1792)

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Apr 14 William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1783, Tory: 1807-09), born in Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1809)

British Prime Minister William Cavendish-Bentinck
British Prime Minister
William Cavendish-Bentinck
  • Apr 16 Henry Clinton, British general (d. 1795)

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May 1 Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii (1782-1819), born in Kohala, Hawaii (d. 1819)

King of Hawaii Kamehameha I
King of Hawaii
Kamehameha I
  • May 8 Mikhail Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1809)
  • May 9 John Pindar, [Peter], physician/poet
  • May 27 Nathaniel Gorham, American politician (d. 1796)
  • May 28 Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, French physician and freemason who proposed and became the namesake of the guillotine, born in Saintes, France (d.1814)
  • Jun 4 George III, King of Great Britain (1760-1820), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (d. 1816)
  • Jun 22 Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
  • Jul 3 John Singleton Copley, Mass, finest colonial American artist
  • Jul 11 Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands
  • Jul 24 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author/poet (Sara Burgerhart)
  • Aug 1 Jacques François Dugommier, French general (d. 1794)
  • Sep 22 Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae)
  • Sep 25 Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware (d. 1789)
  • Oct 6 Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (d. 1789)
  • Oct 10 Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
  • Oct 11 Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales

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Nov 15 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), born in Hanover, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1822)

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • Dec 2 Richard Montgomery, Irish-born soldier (d. 1775)
  • Dec 26 Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence
  • Dec 31 Charles Cornwallis, British general and colonial administrator, born in London (d. 1805)