On This Day

What Happened in December 1750

Historical Events

  • Dec 1 First school in America to offer manual training courses opens in Maryland

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 3 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, German composer, born in W├╝rzburg, Germany (d. 1817)
  • Dec 23 Frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27)
  • Dec 25 John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 1 Doppelmayr, mathematician