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What Happened In January 1757 In History

Historical Events for January, 1757

  • 5th » Louis XV of France survives an assassination attempt by Robert-Fran├žois Damiens, the last person to be Capital punishment named executed in France by Hanged, drawn and quartered e.g drawing and quartering, the traditional and gruesome form of capital puni

Famous Birthdays on January in 1757

  • 11th » Samuel Bentham, English engineer (d. 1831)
  • 16th » Richard Goodwin Keats, English admiral (d. 1834)
  • 19th » Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf (d. 1831)

Famous Deaths for January 1757

  • 9th » Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (b. 1688)
  • 9th » Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, French author (b. 1657)
  • 19th » Thomas Ruddiman, Scottish scholar (b. 1674)

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