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Historical Events In 1768

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

May 25   Explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage in the year 1768.  

May 27   On this day in history johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   In the year 1768 jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer, dies at 66  

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   In the year 1768 saint Isaac's Cathedral is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  

Aug 25   On this day in history captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his 1st voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean  

Aug 27   Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht) in the year 1768.  

Sep 01   On this day in history carl Bernhard Wessely, composer  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history bemnjamin Carr, composer  

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

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

Oct 28   Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1768 thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75  

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

Nov 24   Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of james Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop  

Jan 28   Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814) was born in the year 1768.  

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 in the year 1768.  

Feb 15   Jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer was born in the year 1768.  

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   In the year 1768 jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 10   Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   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   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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