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Historical Events In 1768

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

Jun 21   On this day in history 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)  

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

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 in the year 1768.  

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

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

Jul 27   Charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia in the year 1768.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1768 anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

Sep 01   Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer in the year 1768.  

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

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

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

Sep 23   On this day in history william Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)  

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

Oct 01   Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80 in the year 1768.  

Oct 11   In the year 1768 adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist  

Oct 28   Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 in the year 1768.  

Oct 30   1st Methodist church in US initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC) on this day in history.  

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   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   The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of carolus Antonius Fodor, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1768

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1768.  

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

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

Feb 01   Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685) died in the year 1768.  

Feb 02   In the year 1768 death of robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689)  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1768 death of arthur Onslow, English politician (b. 1691)  

Mar 01   In the year 1768 death of hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694)  

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