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Historical Events In 1766

Monday, 20 January 2020

Jul 18   In the year 1766 society of the Dutch Literary forms  

Jul 20   On this day in history isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies  

Jul 20   In the year 1766 thomas Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat  

Aug 01   In the year 1766 ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer  

Aug 22   Joseph-Denis Doche, composer in the year 1766.  

Sep 06   In the year 1766 john Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter  

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

Sep 25   In the year 1766 armand-Emmanuel, duc de Richelieu, French PM (1815-18, 1820-21)  

Oct 07   On this day in history andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71  

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

Oct 22   In the year 1766 hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king  

Nov 10   The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 20   John Wall Calcott, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history j J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist  

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

Nov 25   Pope Clement XIII warns On the dangers of anti-Christian writings in the year 1766.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies  

Jan 09   Thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705) died in the year 1766.  

Jan 13   In the year 1766 death of king Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723)  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1766 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 in the year 1766.  

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