On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1760

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French soldier, author and composer (La Marseillaise), born in Lons-le-Saunier, France (d. 1836)
  • Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), born in Basel (d. 1826)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Christoph Graupner, German harpsichordist and Baroque composer, dies at 77
1760 Highlights

About May 10, 1760

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus