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Historical Events Happened In 1766

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 01   Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history louis Massonneau, composer  

Jan 14   Frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42 in the year 1766.  

Jan 25   On this day in history hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I  

Feb 11   Stamp Act declared unconstitutional in Virginia in the year 1766.  

Feb 14   In the year 1766 dutch governor Falck signs Treaty of Batticaloa with rebels  

Feb 14   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Malthus, British philosopher.  

Feb 14   On this day in history thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus)  

Feb 15   Thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer in the year 1766.  

Feb 17   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Malthus, English economist  

Feb 23   In the year 1766 stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies  

Feb 24   Samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo) in the year 1766.  

Feb 26   On this day in history august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

Mar 03   In the year 1766 gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73  

Mar 04   Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon) in the year 1766.  

Mar 05   Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1766 don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Territory from French  

Mar 08   Willem V (18) becomes Governor of United Provinces in the year 1766.  

Mar 17   On this day in history britain repeals Stamp Act  

Mar 17   Britain repeals the Stamp Act on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history after four months of organized American protests, the British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, a taxation measure enacted to raise revenues for a standing British army in America  

Mar 25   On this day in history johannes Ritschel, composer, dies at 26  

Mar 28   Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch classicist, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1766 1st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley & chain  

Apr 09   On this day in history the first fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley &chain  

Apr 15   Friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic on this day in history.  

Apr 22   The birth of Madame de Stael, French writer in the year 1766.  

Apr 24   Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac) on this day in history.  

May 09   John Byron back in England after trip around the world in the year 1766.  

Jun 11   In the year 1766 elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain, dies at 73  

Jun 19   On this day in history edmund Weber, composer  

Jul 09   In the year 1766 english premier Rockingham resigns  

Jul 09   In the year 1766 j Schopenhauer, writer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1766

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   Louis Massonneau, composer was born in the year 1766.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I  

Feb 14   Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer was born in the year 1766.  

Feb 24   In the year 1766 birth of samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)  

Apr 15   In the year 1766 birth of friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic  

Famous Deaths In 1766

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies in the year 1766.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705)  

Jan 13   King Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723) died in the year 1766.  

Jan 14   Frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1766 death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

Feb 05   Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 26   August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 in the year 1766.