On This Day

December 1763 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 2 Touro shul of Newport, Rhode Island dedicated (oldest existing US synagogue)

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 25 Claude Chappe, French engineer (optical telegraph)
  • Dec 28 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
  • Dec 31 Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral, born in Valensole, France (d. 1806)