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Historical Events In 1768

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

May 27   In the year 1768 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) in the year 1768.  

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

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

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

Jul 06   In the year 1768 conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78  

Jul 07   On this day in history firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel  

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

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

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

Aug 27   Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 04   Francois René de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala) in the year 1768.  

Sep 12   In the year 1768 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80  

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

Oct 31   Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1768.  

Nov 04   In the year 1768 johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer, dies at 57  

Nov 17   Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75 in the year 1768.  

Nov 21   On this day in history friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher  

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

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) in the year 1768.  

Dec 06   On this day in history first edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

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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   In the year 1768 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   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 in the year 1768.  

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

Jan 28   John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1768.  

Feb 01   Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1768 death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

Feb 17   On this day in history death of arthur Onslow, English politician (b. 1691)  

Mar 01   On this day in history death of hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694)  

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