On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1744

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre-Joseph Candeille, French composer, born in Estaires, France (d. 1827)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle, duchess de Châteauroux, French mistress of King Louis XV of France, dies at 28
1744 Highlights

About December 8, 1744

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 275 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius