On This Day

What Happened in May 1746

Historical Events

  • May 22 Russia and Austria sign treaty of cooperation

Famous Birthdays

  • May 10 Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (d. 1818)
  • May 13 Oliver Brownson, composer
  • May 19 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer

Famous Deaths

  • May 15 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer, dies at 67
  • May 22 Thomas Southerne, Irish dramatist (b. 1660)
  • May 30 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer, dies at 69