This Day In History
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
On This Day

Events

Births

in 1685
Brook Taylor

Brook Taylor was an English mathematician who is best known for Taylor's theorem and the Taylor series.

Deaths

in 1642
Guido Reni

Guido Reni was an Italian painter of high-Baroque style.
in 1850
Honore de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.
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