Historical Events For 1786
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Jan 03 In the year 1786 johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
Jan 04 In the year 1786 mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56
Jan 06 On this day in history in Saint John, New Brunswick the first sitting of the New Brunswick legislature takes place at Saint John.
Jan 08 Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1786 benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
Feb 13 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia in the year 1786.
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1786.
Mar 07 On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 on this day in history.
Mar 23 In the year 1786 patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 25 In the year 1786 giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
Apr 04 John Franklin, British explorer (Arctic) in the year 1786.
Apr 07 On this day in history william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer in the year 1786.
Apr 20 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21 in the year 1786.
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 Wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna in the year 1786.
May 05 Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies in the year 1786.
May 06 Ludwig Borne, writer in the year 1786.
May 08 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on this day in history.
May 19 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1786.
May 21 Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1786 commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC)
Jun 08 First commercially-made ice cream sold (NY) in the year 1786.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1786.
Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, composer on this day in history.