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Historical Events In 1766

Friday, 10 July 2020

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

Jul 20   Isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies in the year 1766.  

Jul 20   Thomas Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 06   John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1766 john Wall Calcott, composer  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1766.  

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   In the year 1766 birth of hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I  

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   Samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo) was born in the year 1766.  

Mar 04   Emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1766.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1766 frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42  

Jan 21   James Quin, English actor (b. 1693) died in the year 1766.  

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

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