Historical Events For 1786
Sunday, 18 March 2018
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer in the year 1786.
Jan 04 Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56 in the year 1786.
Jan 06 In the year 1786 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 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) on this day in history.
Feb 13 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia in the year 1786.
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 in the year 1786.
Feb 24 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales) in the year 1786.
Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician in the year 1786.
Mar 07 Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist in the year 1786.
Apr 04 On this day in history john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 On this day in history william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 In the year 1786 franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer
Apr 20 On this day in history john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
Apr 23 On this day in history alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68
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 In the year 1786 pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 Ludwig Borne, writer in the year 1786.
May 08 In the year 1786 thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry
May 19 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1786.
May 21 Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43 in the year 1786.
Jun 08 Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC) in the year 1786.
Jun 08 First commercially-made ice cream sold (NY) in the year 1786.
Jun 10 A landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China in the year 1786.
Jun 13 Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate on this day in history.
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 On this day in history vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
Jul 25 In the year 1786 giacomo Cordella, composer