On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1748

Historical Events

  • French troops conquer Maastricht in the War of the Austrian Succession

Famous Birthdays

Olympe de Gouges

Olympe de Gouges [Marie Gouze], French playwright and revolutionary (Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen), born in Montauban, France (d. 1793)

1748 Highlights

About May 7, 1748

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 273 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus