What Happened on December 26, 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Joseph von Collin, Austria dramatist and poet (Regulus), born in Vienna (d. 1811)
  • Julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)
Born in 1771

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Adrien HelvĂ©tius, French controversial philosopher (On the Mind), dies at 56
1771 Highlights

About December 26, 1771

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 251 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn