On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus)
  • Julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Adrien HelvĂ©tius, French philosopher (b. 1715)
1771 Highlights

About December 26, 1771

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn