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Historical Events In 1768

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 25   In the year 1768 explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage  

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

Jun 08   Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50 in the year 1768.  

Jun 21   1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer) in the year 1768.  

Jun 21   In the year 1768 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's 1st patriotic song  

Jul 27   Charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath in the year 1768.  

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 in the year 1768.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1768 carl Bernhard Wessely, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace) on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1768 english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston  

Oct 01   Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist on this day in history.  

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   Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78 in the year 1768.  

Nov 01   In the year 1768 pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39  

Nov 04   In the year 1768 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   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   On this day in history 1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)  

Dec 06   In the year 1768 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   James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop was born in the year 1768.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 02   On this day in history death of robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689)  

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

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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