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Historical Events In 1768

Sunday, 17 November 2019

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 18   Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's 1st patriotic song on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1768 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   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   On this day in history anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

Sep 01   In the year 1768 carl Bernhard Wessely, composer  

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

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

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

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

Oct 01   English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1768 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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