On This Day

December 1748 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 26 France & Austria sign treaty about Southern Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 9 Claude-Louis Berthollet, French chemist, born in Talloires, Savoy, France (d. 1822)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 2 Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician, dies at 86
  • Dec 11 Ewald G. von Kleist, German lawyer/inventor of condensator, dies at 55