On This Day

What Happened in January 1741

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBenedict Arnold

Jan 14 Benedict Arnold, American general and turncoat (American Revolutionary War), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1801)

US General and Turncoat Benedict Arnold
US General and Turncoat
Benedict Arnold
  • Jan 27 Hester Thrale, Welsh diarist (d. 1821)