On This Day

May 1762 in History

Events in History

  • May 5 Russia & Prussia sign Treaty of Saint Petersburg ending the Seven Years War
  • May 22 Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Hamburg, reaffirming the status quo that existed before the Seven Years War

Birthdays in History

  • May 19 Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)

Deaths in History

  • May 26 Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher (b. 1714)