On This Day

What Happened in December 1702

Historical Events

  • Dec 14 The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 22 Jean-Étienne Liotard, Swiss-French painter, art connoisseur, and dealer (Madame d'Epinay), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1789)