On This Day

Events in History in December 1732

  • Dec 6 1st play in American colonies acted by professional players in New York
  • Dec 13 Prussia joins Austria and Russia in signing the Treaty of Berlin, a secret treaty regarding succession to the Polish throne

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Dec 19 Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin
  • Dec 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)