Historical Events In 1786
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Jan 03 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer in the year 1786.
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 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times) on this day in history.
Feb 13 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia on this day in history.
Feb 20 Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Feb 24 Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India in the year 1786.
Feb 24 The birth of Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales on this day in history.
Feb 24 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales) in the year 1786.
Feb 28 D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician on this day in history.
Mar 07 Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 11 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 on this day in history.
Mar 23 In the year 1786 patience Wright, 1st US woman pro artist, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history john Franklin, British explorer (Arctic)
Apr 07 William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853) on this day in history.
Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer in the year 1786.
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 Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies in the year 1786.
May 06 In the year 1786 ludwig Borne, writer
May 08 Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on this day in history.
May 19 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist, dies at 43
Jun 08 Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall, NYC) in the year 1786.
Jun 08 In the year 1786 first commercially-made ice cream sold (NY)
Jun 10 In the year 1786 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 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 in the year 1786.
Jul 22 In the year 1786 vaclav Kalous, composer, dies at 71
Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, composer on this day in history.