Historical Events In 1786
Thursday, 18 July 2019
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1786 in Saint John, New Brunswick the first sitting of the New Brunswick legislature takes place at Saint John.
Jan 08 On this day in history nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank
Jan 26 In the year 1786 benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
Feb 13 On this day in history abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia
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 On this day in history the birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
Feb 24 In the year 1786 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 On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 on this day in history.
Mar 23 Patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1786.
Mar 25 On this day in history giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
Apr 04 In the year 1786 john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 On this day in history william Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
Apr 23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68 in the year 1786.
May 01 On this day in history mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna)
May 01 Wolfgang Mozart premieres his opera, The Marriage of Figaro, in Vienna in the year 1786.
May 05 On this day in history pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
May 06 Ludwig Borne, writer in the year 1786.
May 08 In the year 1786 thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry
May 19 In the year 1786 john Stanley, composer, dies at 74
May 21 On this day in history carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43
Jun 08 In the year 1786 commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC)
Jun 08 First commercially-made ice cream sold (NY) in the year 1786.
Jun 10 On this day in history a landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
Jun 13 On this day in history winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate
Jun 29 In the year 1786 alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
Jul 22 In the year 1786 vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
Jul 25 On this day in history giacomo Cordella, composer