Birthdays in History in 1744

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  • Feb 5 John Jeffries, colonial physician and meteorologist
  • Feb 6 Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (d. 1795)
  • Feb 21 Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker
  • Feb 23 Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German Jewish banker and founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty, born in Frankfurt (d. 1812)
  • Mar 13 David Allan, Scottish painter
  • Apr 18 Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot
  • Apr 22 James Sullivan, 7th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1808)
  • May 19 Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)
  • May 31 Richard Edgeworth, writer, Bath
  • Jun 4 Patrick Ferguson, Scots army officer and rifle designer (d. 1780)
  • Jul 17 Elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering
  • Jul 19 Heinrich Christian Boie, German author (d. 1806)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 1 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution), born in Paris, France

French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
French Naturalist
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • Aug 10 Alexandrine-Jeanne d'√Čtiolles (nicknamed "Fanfan"), daughter of the courtesan Madame de Pompadour (d. 1754)
  • Aug 12 Rowland Hill, preacher
  • Aug 25 Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet
  • Sep 20 Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian-Russian master builder and architect (Hermitage Theater), born in Rota d'Imagna, Republic of Venice (d. 1817)
  • Sep 20 Thomas Grosvenor, American Revolutionary War hero (d. 1825)
  • Sep 25 Frederick Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97)
  • Oct 6 James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813)
  • Oct 7 Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (d. 1819)
  • Oct 27 Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Abigail Adams, 2nd US First Lady (1797-1801) (11/11 O.S.), born in Weymouth Massachusetts (d. 1818)

2nd First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams
2nd First Lady of the United States
Abigail Adams
  • Dec 19 Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland