What Happened in May 1767

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

May 13 Mozart's opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" premieres in Salzburg

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • May 14 British government disbands Americans import duty on tea

Famous Birthdays

  • May 4 Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music (d. 1847)
  • May 7 Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, Duchess of York and Albany (d. 1820)
  • May 12 Manuel de Godoy, Spanish statesman (d. 1851)
  • May 24 Joseph Ignaz Schnabel, composer
  • May 25 Ferdinand Franzl, composer
  • May 25 Friedrich Johann Eck, composer

Famous Deaths

  • May 18 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28