On This Day

December 1745 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 4 Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby

Birthdays in History

John Jay

Dec 12 John Jay, US statesman and 1st US Chief Justice, born in NYC, New York (d. 1829)

  • Dec 24 Benjamin Rush, American physician & politician (signed the Declaration of Independence), born in Byberry, Philadelphia (d. 1813)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 8 Etienne Fourmont, French orientalist (b. 1683)