On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1748

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestOlympe 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)

Playwright and Revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
Playwright and Revolutionary
Olympe de Gouges

1748 Highlights

About May 7, 1748

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 272 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus