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Historical Events In 1768

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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

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   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 in the year 1768.  

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   In the year 1768 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 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   In the year 1768 william Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)  

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

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

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

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

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

Nov 04   Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer, dies at 57 in the year 1768.  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

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 in the year 1768.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)  

Feb 13   In the year 1768 birth of Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835)  

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

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

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

Feb 08   On this day in history death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

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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