January 1763 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 3 Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator
  • Jan 8 Edmond Charles GenĂȘt, French diplomat (d. 1834)
  • Jan 20 Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot
  • Jan 24 Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
  • Jan 26 Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)
  • Jan 29 Johann Gottfried Seume, German writer (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), born in Poserna, Saxony-Anhalt, (d. 1810)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 2 John Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (b. 1676)
  • Jan 27 John Theodor of Bavaria, prince-bishop of Liege/cardinal, dies
  • Jan 29 Louis Racine, French poet (b. 1692)