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Historical Events In 1766

Saturday, 24 August 2019

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   Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1766.  

Oct 07   Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Bedrich Divis Weber, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1766 john Wall Calcott, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1766 frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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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