On This Day

What Happened in December 1743

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 1 Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)
  • Dec 6 Franz Nikolaus Novotny, Austrian composer, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1773)
  • Dec 23 Ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (d. 1803)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 27 Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter, dies at 84