Historical Events For 1786
Friday, 15 December 2017
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1786 mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56
Jan 06 In Saint John, New Brunswick the first sitting of the New Brunswick legislature takes place at Saint John in the year 1786.
Jan 08 In the year 1786 nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank
Jan 26 In the year 1786 benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
Feb 13 In the year 1786 abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia
Feb 20 In the year 1786 johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70
Feb 24 On this day in history charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India
Feb 24 The birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales on this day in history.
Feb 24 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales) on this day in history.
Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician on this day in history.
Mar 07 Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 in the year 1786.
Mar 23 In the year 1786 patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 25 On this day in history giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
Apr 04 In the year 1786 john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853) in the year 1786.
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer in the year 1786.
Apr 20 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21 on this day in history.
Apr 23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68 in the year 1786.
May 01 Mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna) on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1786 wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna
May 05 On this day in history pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 Ludwig Borne, writer on this day in history.
May 08 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry in the year 1786.
May 19 On this day in history john Stanley, composer, dies at 74
May 21 Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43 in the year 1786.
Jun 08 In the year 1786 commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC)
Jun 08 In the year 1786 first commercially-made ice cream sold (NY)
Jun 10 In the year 1786 a landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
Jun 13 Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate on this day in history.
Jun 29 Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario in the year 1786.
Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1786 giacomo Cordella, composer