On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1722

Famous Birthdays

  • Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Swedish Chemist who discovered nickel and tungsten, born in Turinge, Sweden (d. 1765)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Varignon, French mathematician (b. 1654)
1722 Highlights

About December 23, 1722

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 298 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn