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Historical Events In 1766

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

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

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

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   John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter in the year 1766.  

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1766.  

Oct 09   Bedrich Divis Weber, composer in the year 1766.  

Oct 22   Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1766 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81  

Nov 16   On this day in history rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1766 j J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist  

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

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

Dec 05   London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale in the year 1766.  

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

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   In the year 1766 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1766 birth of samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)  

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

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 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   Frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42 in the year 1766.  

Jan 21   In the year 1766 death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)  

Feb 23   Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

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

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