On This Day

January 1674 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 13 Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French tragic poet and playwright (Rhadamiste et Zénobie), born in Dijon, France (d. 1762)
  • Jan 24 Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 10 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84