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Historical Events In 1766

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

Jul 20   Isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph-Denis Doche, composer  

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

Sep 06   The birth of John Dalton, British chemist on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history bedrich Divis Weber, composer  

Oct 22   Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king in the year 1766.  

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

Nov 20   John Wall Calcott, composer in the year 1766.  

Nov 24   J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist in the year 1766.  

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   London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)  

Apr 15   Friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic was born in the year 1766.  

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   On this day in history death of thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705)  

Jan 13   King Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723) died in the year 1766.  

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

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