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Historical Events In 1768

Sunday, 27 September 2020

May 25   On this day in history explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage  

May 27   Johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1768 johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50  

Jun 21   1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer) in the year 1768.  

Jun 21   The first US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer) in the year 1768.  

Jun 30   In the year 1768 elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25)  

Jul 04   Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58 in the year 1768.  

Jul 06   On this day in history conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78  

Jul 07   Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1768.  

Jul 18   On this day in history boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's 1st patriotic song  

Jul 27   On this day in history charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath  

Aug 19   Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1768 captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his 1st voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean  

Aug 27   On this day in history anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

Sep 01   In the year 1768 carl Bernhard Wessely, composer  

Sep 04   In the year 1768 francois René de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala)  

Sep 12   Bemnjamin Carr, composer in the year 1768.  

Sep 14   Georg Johann Schinn, composer in the year 1768.  

Sep 23   William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace) in the year 1768.  

Oct 01   On this day in history english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston  

Oct 01   Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist in the year 1768.  

Oct 28   On this day in history michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68  

Oct 30   1st Methodist church in US initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC) in the year 1768.  

Oct 31   In the year 1768 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78  

Nov 01   Pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75  

Nov 21   Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1768 jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer  

Dec 01   On this day in history the slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.  

Dec 06   1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   First edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1768

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844) was born in the year 1768.  

Jan 10   James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician was born in the year 1768.  

Feb 12   Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806) was born in the year 1768.  

Feb 13   Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835) was born in the year 1768.  

Feb 15   Jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer was born in the year 1768.  

Famous Deaths In 1768

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 10   In the year 1768 charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82  

Jan 28   On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685)  

Feb 02   Robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689) died in the year 1768.  

Feb 08   George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) died in the year 1768.  

Feb 17   Arthur Onslow, English politician (b. 1691) died on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694) died on this day in history.  

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