On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1763

  • Dec 23 John Davy, English composer, born at Creedy Bridge, Devon (d. 1824)
  • Dec 25 Claude Chappe, French engineer (optical telegraph)
  • Dec 28 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
  • Dec 31 Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral, born in Valensole, France (d. 1806)