On This Day

What Happened in May 1743

Famous Birthdays

  • May 17 Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader, born in Roxbury, Connecticut (d. 1784)

Person of interestJean-Paul Marat

May 24 Jean-Paul Marat, French journalist and revolutionary (Friend of the People periodical), born in Boudry, Prussia (d. 1793)

Revolutionary and Journalist Jean-Paul Marat
Revolutionary and Journalist
Jean-Paul Marat