Birthdays in History in 1752

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 1 Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1836)

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross
  • Jan 2 Philip Freneau, poet of American Revolution (The American Village)
  • Jan 19 James Morris III, American army officer (d. 1820)
  • Jan 31 Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (d. 1816)
  • Feb 17 Friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr)
  • Feb 25 John Graves Simcoe, first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada (d. 1806)
  • May 4 John Brooks, 11th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
  • May 11 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (d. 1840)
  • May 14 Albrecht Thaer, German agronomist (d. 1828)
  • May 14 Timothy Dwight, American theologian (d. 1817)
  • Jun 13 Fanny Burney, England, author (Camille, Evelina)
  • Jul 7 Joseph-Marie Jacquard, invented programmable loom
  • Jul 27 Samuel Smith, American politician
  • Aug 13 Marie Caroline of Austria, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1814)
  • Aug 27 Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
  • Sep 18 Adrien-Marie Lagendre, mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals
  • Sep 21 Louise MC, countess of Albany
  • Oct 2 Samuel Story, Dutch admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
  • Oct 17 Nicolas Appert, French inventor of airtight food preservation (food canning, bouillon tablet), born in Ch├ólons-en-Champagne, France (d. 1841)
  • Nov 19 George Rogers Clark, frontier military leader in Revolutionary War
  • Nov 20 Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel)
  • Nov 29 Jemima Wilkinson, American preacher (d. 1819)
  • Dec 6 Gabriel Duvall, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1844)