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Historical Events In 1766

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Jul 18   In the year 1766 society of the Dutch Literary forms  

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

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   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   In the year 1766 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   Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1766.  

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

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   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   Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings in the year 1766.  

Nov 25   Pope Clement XIII warns On the dangers of anti-Christian writings in the year 1766.  

Dec 05   London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale in the year 1766.  

Dec 05   The founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale in the year 1766.  

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   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 in the year 1766.  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)  

Mar 04   In the year 1766 birth of emanuel ADMJ, French historian (Napoleon)  

Mar 28   In the year 1766 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   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   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 in the year 1766.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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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