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What Happened in 1767

Important Events

  • Apr 8 Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders
  • Dec 28 King Taksin crowned King of Thailand and establishes Thonburi as his capital
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1767 in Music


World Leaders in 1767

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 3 Luca Antonio Predieri, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 78
  • Jan 7 Thomas Clap, American academic, 1st president of Yale University, dies at 63
  • Jan 22 Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist, dies at 47
  • Mar 7 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonizer (b. 1680)
  • Mar 20 Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scholar, dies at 87
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