On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1748

  • Dec 9 Claude-Louis Berthollet, French chemist, born in Talloires, Savoy, France (d. 1822)
  • Dec 16 Ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer
  • Dec 27 William Marshall, Scottish fiddle composer ( strathspeys The Marchioness of Huntly), born in Fochabers, Scotland (d. 1833)