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Historical Events In 1768

Friday, 16 November 2018

May 25   Explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)  

Jun 30   On this day in history elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25)  

Jul 04   On this day in history willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58  

Jul 06   Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1768.  

Jul 07   Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel in the year 1768.  

Jul 11   Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's 1st patriotic song in the year 1768.  

Jul 27   In the year 1768 charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath  

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

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   In the year 1768 anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

Sep 01   Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history francois René de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala)  

Sep 12   Bemnjamin Carr, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history georg Johann Schinn, composer  

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

Oct 01   English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston in the year 1768.  

Oct 01   In the year 1768 robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80  

Oct 11   On this day in history adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist  

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78 in the year 1768.  

Nov 01   On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39  

Nov 04   On this day in history johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer, dies at 57  

Nov 17   In the year 1768 thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75  

Nov 21   In the year 1768 friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher  

Nov 24   Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer in the year 1768.  

Dec 01   In the year 1768 the slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.  

Dec 06   1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland) in the year 1768.  

Dec 06   First edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland) in the year 1768.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1768

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844)  

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 in the year 1768.  

Feb 04   Maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1768 birth of francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)  

Feb 13   Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1768 birth of jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer  

Mar 12   Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1768

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82  

Jan 28   John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1768 death of sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685)  

Feb 02   Robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1768.  

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