Historical Events For 1786
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Jan 03 On this day in history johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
Jan 04 Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56 on this day in history.
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 Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank on this day in history.
Jan 26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) in the year 1786.
Feb 13 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia in the year 1786.
Feb 20 Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1786.
Feb 24 On this day in history charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India
Feb 24 In the year 1786 the birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
Feb 24 In the year 1786 wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician in the year 1786.
Mar 07 In the year 1786 frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 in the year 1786.
Mar 23 Patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1786.
Mar 25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist in the year 1786.
Apr 04 John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) on this day in history.
Apr 07 William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853) on this day in history.
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer in the year 1786.
Apr 20 On this day in history john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
Apr 23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1786 mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna)
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 In the year 1786 ludwig Borne, writer
May 08 On this day in history thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry
May 19 In the year 1786 john Stanley, composer, dies at 74
May 21 On this day in history carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43
Jun 08 Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC) in the year 1786.
Jun 08 On this day in history first commercially-made ice cream sold (NY)
Jun 10 On this day in history 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 in the year 1786.
Jun 29 In the year 1786 alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1786 giacomo Cordella, composer