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Historical Events In 1768

Saturday, 19 January 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   On this day in history 1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1768 elizabeth Kortright Monroe, 1st lady (1817-25)  

Jul 04   On this day in history willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58  

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 in the year 1768.  

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 in the year 1768.  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history carl Bernhard Wessely, composer  

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

Sep 12   Bemnjamin Carr, composer in the year 1768.  

Sep 14   In the year 1768 georg Johann Schinn, composer  

Sep 23   In the year 1768 william Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80  

Oct 11   In the year 1768 adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist  

Oct 28   Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 in the year 1768.  

Oct 30   In the year 1768 1st Methodist church in US initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC)  

Oct 31   On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78  

Nov 01   On this day in history pierre van Maldere, composer, dies at 39  

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 in the year 1768.  

Nov 21   Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher in the year 1768.  

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   On this day in history birth of joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844)  

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

Feb 13   Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (d. 1835) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1768 birth of jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer  

Mar 12   Carolus Antonius Fodor, composer was born in the year 1768.  

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 in the year 1768.  

Jan 28   In the year 1768 john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685)  

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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