Historical Events In 1786
Monday, 20 January 2020
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1786 mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56
Jan 06 On this day in history in Saint John, New Brunswick the first sitting of the New Brunswick legislature takes place at Saint John.
Jan 08 Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank in the year 1786.
Jan 26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) in the year 1786.
Feb 13 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia in the year 1786.
Feb 20 Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1786.
Feb 24 In the year 1786 charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India
Feb 24 The birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician on this day in history.
Mar 07 Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1786.
Mar 11 In the year 1786 jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28
Mar 23 Patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1786.
Mar 25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist in the year 1786.
Apr 04 In the year 1786 john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 In the year 1786 william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer
Apr 20 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21 on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68
May 01 Mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna) on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1786 wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna
May 05 On this day in history pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 Ludwig Borne, writer on this day in history.
May 08 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry in the year 1786.
May 19 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1786.
May 21 Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1786 commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC)
Jun 08 First commercially-made ice cream sold (NY) on this day in history.
Jun 10 A landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China on this day in history.
Jun 13 In the year 1786 winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
Jun 29 Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario on this day in history.
Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1786.
Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, composer in the year 1786.