On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1733

  • Jan 15 Joseph Lederer, German composer, born in Swabia (d. 1796)
  • Jan 17 Thomas Linley the elder, English composer and tenor, born in Badminton, Gloucestershire (d. 1795)
  • Jan 22 Philip Carteret, British Naval Officer

Person of interestBenjamin Lincoln

Jan 24 Benjamin Lincoln, American military officer (Battles of Saratoga, Charleston and Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War), born in Hingham, Massachusetts (d. 1810)

Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln
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Benjamin Lincoln