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Historical Events In 1766

Friday, 15 November 2019

Jul 18   Society of the Dutch Literary forms on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1766.  

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

Sep 06   On this day in history the birth of John Dalton, British chemist  

Sep 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1766 bedrich Divis Weber, composer  

Oct 22   On this day in history 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) in the year 1766.  

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

Nov 16   Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv) in the year 1766.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1766.  

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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   Thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus) was born in the year 1766.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1766.  

Feb 26   On this day in history august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

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