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Historical Events In 1766

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jul 18   On this day in history society of the Dutch Literary forms  

Jul 20   In the year 1766 isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies  

Jul 20   Thomas Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat in the year 1766.  

Aug 01   Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer in the year 1766.  

Aug 22   In the year 1766 joseph-Denis Doche, composer  

Sep 06   On this day in history john Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter  

Sep 06   In the year 1766 the birth of John Dalton, British chemist  

Sep 25   Armand-Emmanuel, duc de Richelieu, French PM (1815-18, 1820-21) in the year 1766.  

Oct 07   In the year 1766 andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71  

Oct 09   On this day in history bedrich Divis Weber, composer  

Oct 22   On this day in history hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king  

Nov 10   In the year 1766 the last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).  

Nov 16   Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81 in the year 1766.  

Nov 16   Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv) in the year 1766.  

Nov 20   John Wall Calcott, composer in the year 1766.  

Nov 24   J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Pope Clement XIII warns On the dangers of anti-Christian writings on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history london auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale  

Dec 05   The founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale on this day in history.  

Dec 29   The birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1766

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   Louis Massonneau, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I was born in the year 1766.  

Feb 14   Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus) was born in the year 1766.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer  

Feb 24   In the year 1766 birth of samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)  

Mar 04   Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon) was born in the year 1766.  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)  

Apr 15   On this day in history birth of friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic  

Famous Deaths In 1766

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies in the year 1766.  

Jan 09   Thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   King Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723) died in the year 1766.  

Jan 14   On this day in history frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

Feb 05   Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705) died in the year 1766.  

Feb 23   Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies in the year 1766.  

Feb 26   In the year 1766 august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

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