Historical Events For 1786
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Jan 03 In the year 1786 johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer
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 On this day in history 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 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1786 john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 In the year 1786 william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 In the year 1786 franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer
Apr 20 In the year 1786 john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
Apr 23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68 in the year 1786.
May 01 In the year 1786 mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna)
May 01 Wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna on this day in history.
May 05 In the year 1786 pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1786 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 First commercially-made ice cream sold (NY) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1786 winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
Jun 29 Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario on this day in history.
Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, composer in the year 1786.