On This Day

What Happened in January 1738

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEthan Allen

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

American Revolutionary War Patriot Ethan Allen
American Revolutionary War Patriot
Ethan Allen

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 6 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • Jan 17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies