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Historical Events In 1766

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

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

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

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 in the year 1766.  

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

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

Dec 29   In the year 1766 the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing  

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Famous Birthdays In 1766

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   Louis Massonneau, composer was born in the year 1766.  

Jan 25   Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history birth of thomas Malthus, England, population expert (Law of Malthus)  

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 in the year 1766.  

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   Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies in the year 1766.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of king Frederick V of Denmark (b. 1723)  

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

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 in the year 1766.  

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

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