Historical Events In 1761
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Jan 03 Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83 in the year 1761.
Jan 07 In the year 1761 afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput in India.
Jan 07 On this day in history battle at Panipat India Afghan army beats Mahratten
Jan 07 Battle at Panipat India: Afghan army beats Mahratten in the year 1761.
Jan 16 British took Pondicherry after siege, marking end of French dominion in India on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1761 the British capture Pondicherry, India from the French.
Jan 17 James Hall, Scotland, geologist in the year 1761.
Jan 20 Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer on this day in history.
Jan 23 Friedrich von Matthison, German poet (Adelaide) on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1761 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Switz, US minister of Finance (1801-14)
Feb 14 British troops occupy Fort Michilimackinac in Michigan in the year 1761.
Feb 15 In the year 1761 carlo Cecere, composer, dies at 54
Feb 22 Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer in the year 1761.
Mar 06 In the year 1761 earl d'Andreossi, French general/member of parliament
Mar 07 On this day in history antonio Palella, composer, dies at 68
Mar 23 In the year 1761 john W de Winter, Dutch vice-admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
Mar 27 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1761 william Law, theologian, dies
Apr 17 In the year 1761 thomas Bayes, English mathematician
Apr 20 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer in the year 1761.
May 01 In the year 1761 influenza in North America, West Indies
May 13 On this day in history adrian Loosjes Pzn, publisher/writer (Mauritius Lijnslager)
May 14 On this day in history thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50
May 15 Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 56 in the year 1761.
May 16 John Opie, artist in the year 1761.
May 22 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila in the year 1761.
May 22 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell)
Jun 08 On this day in history british fleet occupies Belle Britain
Jun 10 Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport Rhode Island on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1761 meinrad Spiess, composer, dies at 77
Jun 13 In the year 1761 anton Wranitzky, composer
Jul 20 In the year 1761 joseph Lefebvre, composer