Historical Events In 1766
Wednesday, 31 May 2023
Jul 18 Society of the Dutch Literary forms on this day in history.
Jul 20 Isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history thomas Bruce, earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat
Aug 01 Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer on this day in history.
Aug 22 Joseph-Denis Doche, composer on this day in history.
Sep 06 John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1766 the birth of John Dalton, British chemist
Sep 25 Armand-Emmanuel, duc de Richelieu, French PM (1815-18, 1820-21) in the year 1766.
Oct 07 Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1766.
Oct 09 Bedrich Divis Weber, composer in the year 1766.
Oct 22 Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1766 the last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).
Nov 16 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 16 Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv) in the year 1766.
Nov 20 In the year 1766 john Wall Calcott, composer
Nov 24 On this day in history j J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist
Nov 25 On this day in history pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings
Nov 25 In the year 1766 pope Clement XIII warns On the dangers of anti-Christian writings
Dec 05 In the year 1766 london auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale
Dec 05 On this day in history the founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale
Dec 29 In the year 1766 the birth of Charles Macintosh, Inventor of waterproof clothing
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