On This Day

May 1741 in History

Events in History

  • May 8 France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg
  • May 28 Spain and Bavaria sign treaty

Birthdays in History

  • May 5 John Archer, American Congressman who received the 1st medical diploma issued on US continent (1768), born near Churchville, Maryland (d. 1810)
  • May 17 John Penn, American attorney (signed US Declaration of Independence), born in Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1788)

Deaths in History

  • May 25 Daniel Ernst Jablonski, German Protestant theologian, dies at 80