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Historical Events In 1766

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jul 18   Society of the Dutch Literary forms in the year 1766.  

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

Jul 20   On this day in history thomas Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat  

Aug 01   On this day in history ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer  

Aug 22   Joseph-Denis Doche, composer on this day in history.  

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   Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 22   Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king in the year 1766.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history john Wall Calcott, composer  

Nov 24   J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist in the year 1766.  

Nov 25   In the year 1766 pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings  

Nov 25   In the year 1766 pope Clement XIII warns On the dangers of anti-Christian writings  

Dec 05   In the year 1766 london auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale  

Dec 05   In the year 1766 the founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale  

Dec 29   In the year 1766 the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing  

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Famous Birthdays In 1766

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of louis Massonneau, composer  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I  

Feb 14   In the year 1766 birth of thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus)  

Feb 15   Thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer was born in the year 1766.  

Feb 24   Samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1766 birth of emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)  

Mar 28   Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline) was born in the year 1766.  

Apr 15   In the year 1766 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1766 death of thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705)  

Jan 13   King Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   James Quin, English actor (b. 1693) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1766 death of leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)  

Feb 23   In the year 1766 stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies  

Feb 26   August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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