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Historical Events In 1768

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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   On this day in history 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)  

Jun 21   In the year 1768 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   In the year 1768 willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history bemnjamin Carr, composer  

Sep 14   In the year 1768 georg Johann Schinn, composer  

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 in the year 1768.  

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   In the year 1768 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway in the year 1768.  

Dec 06   In the year 1768 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1768 birth of frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of maurits C van Hall, Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician  

Feb 12   Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806) was born in the year 1768.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer  

Mar 12   In the year 1768 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   Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 01   Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685) died in the year 1768.  

Feb 02   In the year 1768 death of robert Smith, English mathematician (b. 1689)  

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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