On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1749

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Lukas Schubaur, German composer, baptized in Lechfeld (d. 1815)

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Catesby, English naturalist (Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands), dies at 66
1749 Highlights

About December 23, 1749

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 271 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn