Historical Events For 1786
Thursday, 24 August 2017
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer in the year 1786.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1786 nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank
Jan 26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1786 abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia
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 On this day in history the birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
Feb 24 On this day in history wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
Feb 28 In the year 1786 d Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician
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 Patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1786 william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1786 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 In the year 1786 wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna
May 05 In the year 1786 pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 In the year 1786 ludwig Borne, writer
May 08 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on this day in history.
May 19 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1786 winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
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 In the year 1786 vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, composer in the year 1786.