Year 1767 in History

Events in History

Historical Marriages

  • 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

Historical Figures Who Died in 1767

  • 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 colonial administrator (French Louisiana), dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Firmin Abauzit, French scholar and scientist, dies at 87
  • Jul 15 Michael Bruce, Scottish poet (Elegy written in Spring), dies at 21

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