On This Day

January 1764 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 24 Governor Winthrop's Telescope is destroyed in a Harvard fire

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)
  • Jan 18 Samuel Whitbread, English politician, born in Cardington, Bedfordshire (d. 1815)