On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1714

Person of interestGeorge Whitefield

Dec 16 George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader and preacher, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1770)

Anglican Preacher George Whitefield
Anglican Preacher
George Whitefield
  • Dec 19 John Winthrop, American astronomer (d. 1779)
  • Dec 21 John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier, born in Annapolis Royal, Canada (d. 1774)
  • Dec 23 Johann Siebenkas, composer
  • Dec 24 Rainieri de' Calzabigi, Italian poet & librettist, born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1795)