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Historical Events In 1768

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May 25   On this day in history explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage  

May 27   In the year 1768 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   In the year 1768 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)  

Jun 21   The first US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer) on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1768 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1768 anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

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

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

Sep 12   In the year 1768 bemnjamin Carr, composer  

Sep 14   Georg Johann Schinn, composer in the year 1768.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston  

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 in the year 1768.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer in the year 1768.  

Dec 01   On this day in history the slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.  

Dec 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1768 birth of jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer  

Mar 12   Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1768.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694) died in the year 1768.  

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