Famous People Born in December 1738

Richard MontgomeryRichard Montgomery (1738-1775)

Dec 2 Irish General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, born in Swords, Dublin

  • Dec 14 Jan Antonín Koželuh, Czech composer, born in Velvary, Czech Republic (d. 1814)
  • Dec 26 Thomas Nelson, American member of Continental Congress (signer of Declaration of Independence), plantation owner and Virginia militia general, born in Yorktown, Virginia (d. 1789)
  • Dec 28 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, German composer, born in St. Martin im Innkreis (d. 1767)

Charles CornwallisCharles Cornwallis (1738-1805)

Dec 31 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British general and colonial administrator (leading British general in the American War of Independence), born in London