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Historical Events Happened In 1768

Monday, 22 December 2014

Jan 01   Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Philip Astley stages the first modern circus in London in the year 1768.  

Jan 10   On this day in history charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82  

Jan 10   James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop in the year 1768.  

Jan 28   Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 04   Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1768 samuel Adams letter, circulates around American colonies, opposing Townshend Act taxes  

Feb 12   Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   1st mustard manufactured in America advertised, Philadelphia in the year 1768.  

Feb 15   In the year 1768 first mustard manufactured in America advertised, Philadelphia  

Feb 15   Jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer in the year 1768.  

Feb 20   In the year 1768 1st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn)  

Feb 20   In the year 1768 first American chartered fire insurance company receives charter (Pennsylvania)  

Mar 03   In the year 1768 nicola Antonio Porpora, composer, dies at 81  

Mar 12   On this day in history carolus Antonius Fodor, composer  

Mar 13   Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1768.  

Mar 18   Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France & Italy), dies in the year 1768.  

Mar 21   On this day in history jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-gen of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75  

Mar 21   Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1768 1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (New York NY)  

Apr 05   1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (NYC) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Michel Mathieu, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history fire destroys one-third of the town of Montreal  

Apr 19   Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70 in the year 1768.  

Apr 20   Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 02   Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist on this day in history.  

May 10   John Wilkes is imprisoned for writing an article for The North Briton severely criticizing King George III. This action provokes rioting in London in the year 1768.  

May 16   Cornelis Writer, fleet supervisor, dies at about 81 in the year 1768.  

May 17   Caroline, Brunswick, Queen Consort of King George IV in the year 1768.  

May 20   Dolley Dandridge Payne Madison, 1st lady (1809-17) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1768

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844) was born in the year 1768.  

Jan 10   James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop was born in the year 1768.  

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)  

Feb 04   Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician was born in the year 1768.  

Feb 12   In the year 1768 birth of francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)  

Feb 13   Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835) was born in the year 1768.  

Feb 15   Jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer was born in the year 1768.  

Mar 12   Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer was born in the year 1768.  

Famous Deaths In 1768

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82  

Jan 28   In the year 1768 john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685)  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689)  

Feb 08   George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) died in the year 1768.  

Feb 17   Arthur Onslow, English politician (b. 1691) died on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694) died in the year 1768.