On This Day

What Happened in January 1764

Historical Events

  • Jan 24 Governor Winthrop's Telescope is destroyed in a Harvard fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)
  • Jan 18 Samuel Whitbread, English politician, born in Cardington, Bedfordshire (d. 1815)