Today in History for Year 1767

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 11 of 11

Apr 8th - Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders.
May 13th - Mozart's opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" premieres in Salzburg
May 14th - British government disbands Americans import duty on tea
Jun 18th - Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
Jun 29th - British pass Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America
Jul 3rd - Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
Jul 3rd - Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date).
Sep 28th - Gentlemen 17 forbid private slave transport India to Cape of Good Hope
Oct 18th - Boundary between MD & PA, Mason Dixon line, agreed upon
Dec 16th - Van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premieres
Dec 28th - King Taksin crowned King of Thailand and establishes Thonburi as his capital.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 37 of 37

Jan 1st - Maria Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish novelist (d. 1849)
Jan 8th - Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)
Jan 24th - Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir)
Feb 4th - Johann Franz Volkert, composer
Mar 13th - Heinrich Domnich, composer
US President & General Andrew JacksonUS President & General Andrew Jackson (Mar 15th) Mar 15th - Andrew Jackson, Carolinas, General/(D) 7th US President (1829-37)
Mar 19th - Leonhard von Call, composer
Mar 22nd - Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance
Mar 25th - Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15)
Apr 25th - Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (d. 1847)
Apr 27th - Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)
Apr 30th - Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
May 4th - Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music (d. 1847)
May 7th - Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Duchess of York and Albany (d. 1820)
May 12th - Manuel de Godoy, Spanish statesman (d. 1851)
May 24th - Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer
May 25th - Ferdinand Franzl, composer
May 25th - Friedrich Johann Eck, composer
Jun 15th - Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of President Andrew Jackson (1828-37), (d. 1828)
Jun 22nd - Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and statesman (d. 1835)
6th US President John Quincy Adams6th US President John Quincy Adams (Jul 11th) Jul 11th - John Quincy Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Massachusetts, 6th President of the United States (D) (1825-1829)
Jul 31st - Amelie Julia Candielle, composer
Aug 25th - Antoine Louis Léon de Richebourg de Saint-Just, French revolutionary and writer (d. 1794)
Aug 30th - Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
Sep 5th - August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet/translator/critic
Sep 8th - Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer
Sep 17th - Henri-Montan Berton, composer
Sep 20th - Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia, composer
Sep 26th - Wenzel Muller, composer
Oct 6th - Henri Christophe, king of Haiti (d. 1820)
Oct 21st - Francesco Ruggi, composer
Oct 23rd - H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer
Oct 28th - Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1852)
Nov 11th - Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer/royal chaplain bandmaster
Nov 22nd - Andreas Hofer, Tirol nationalist
Dec 22nd - Andreas Hofer, South Tirol, rebellion leader (fought Napoleon's France)
Dec 29th - Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 2 of 2

US Defector General Benedict ArnoldUS Defector General Benedict Arnold (Feb 22nd) Feb 22nd - US Defector General Benedict Arnold (26) weds the daughter of the sheriff of New Haven Margaret Mansfield
Oct 4th - Prince Willem V marries Prussian princess Wilhelmina

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 14 of 14

Jan 7th - Thomas Clap, 1st president of Yale University (b. 1703)
Jan 22nd - Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist (b. 1719)
Mar 7th - Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonizer (b. 1680)
Mar 20th - Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scholar, dies at 87
Apr 7th - Franz Sparry, composer, dies at 51
May 18th - Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28
Jun 25th - Georg Philipp Telemann, German late-barok composer, dies at 86
Jul 15th - Michael Bruce, Scottish poet (b. 1746)
Aug 28th - Johann Schobert, composer, dies
Sep 4th - Charles Townshend, English politician (b. 1725)
Oct 18th - Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer, dies at 45
Dec 1st - Henry Erskine, 10th Earl of Buchan, British Freemason (b. 1710)
Dec 9th - Benedetto Alfieri, Italian architect (San Giovanni Battista), dies
Dec 22nd - John Newberry, English publisher, dies

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