On This Day

Deaths in History in January 1763

  • Jan 2 John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (C) & English chief minister (1722-42), dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (b. 1676)
  • Jan 27 Johann Theodor of Bavaria, Prince-Bishop of Regensburg, Freising and Liège, dies at 59
  • Jan 29 Louis Racine, French poet (La Religion), dies at 70