May 1763 in History

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Events in History

  • May 16 Samuel Johnson 1st meets his future biographer James Boswell in London

Birthdays in History

  • May 7 Józef Antoni Poniatowski, Polish general/marshal of France (d. 1813)
  • May 8 John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman
  • May 11 János Batsányi, Hungarian poet (d. 1845)
  • May 16 Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist (discovered chromium, beryllium)
  • May 21 Joseph Fouché, French statesman (d. 1820)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

May 12 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20)

Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman
Founding Father of the United States
Roger Sherman

HeartWedding of Interest

May 17 Philosopher Marquis de Sade (22) weds Renee Pelagie de Montreuil in Paris

Philosopher and Writer Marquis de Sade
Philosopher and Writer
Marquis de Sade

Deaths in History

  • May 3 George Psalmanazar, British impostor (b. 1679)