On This Day

May 1760 in History

Birthdays in History

  • May 10 Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), born in Basel (d. 1826)

Deaths in History

  • May 9 Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Austrian-born German religious & social reformer, dies at 59
  • May 15 Alaungpaya, King of Burma (b. 1711)
  • May 22 Israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)