On This Day

What Happened in January 1738

Famous Birthdays

Ethan Allen

Jan 10 Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary War patriot (lead the Green Mountain Boys), born in Litchfield, Connecticut (d. 1789)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 6 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • Jan 17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, French Baroque organist, harpsichord player, and composer, dies at about 56 [birth date uncertain]