On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1744

  • Feb 5 John Jeffries, colonial physician and meteorologist
  • Feb 6 Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist & surgeon, born in Vouhenans, France (d. 1795)
  • Feb 9 Amos Bull, American composer (The Responsary), born in Enfield, Connecticut (d. 1825)
  • Feb 21 Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker
  • Feb 23 Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German Jewish banker and founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty, born in Frankfurt (d. 1812)