Events in year of 1751

  • 02-251st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1 cent)
  • 04-05Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself King of Sweden
  • 05-111st US hospital founded (Pennsylvania Hospital)
  • 07-291st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 minutes in England
  • 07-31Fire in Stockholm destroys 1,000 houses
  • 08-24Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch
  • 08-31English troops under sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot India
  • 09-12Amsterdam refuses establishment of Jewish ghetto
  • 09-13England signs Austrian and Russian alliance
  • 10-20Royal ship Duc de Bourgogne launched at Rochefort
  • 12-23France sets plan to tax clergymen

People born in year of 1751

  • 01-12Ferdinand I: King of Sicily and Naples
  • 01-12Jacob M R Lenz: Writer (Das Leidende Weib)
  • 01-14Corona Elizabeth Wilhelmine Schroter: Composer
  • 01-18Ferdinand Kauer: Composer
  • 01-21Josephus Andreas Fodor: Composer
  • 02-04Blas de Laserna: Composer
  • 02-12Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot: Composer
  • 02-18Karl Haack: Composer
  • 02-19Cornelis de Gijselaar: Dutch politician / patriot
  • 03-05Jan Krtitel Kuchar: Composer
  • 03-16James Madison: Port Conway, Virginia -- (D-R), 4th US President (1809-17)
  • 04-03Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne: Composer
  • 05-12Gaetano Manna: Composer
  • 05-24Charles Emanuel II: King of Sardina (1796-1802)
  • 06-02Antoni Weinert: Composer
  • 06-04John Scott: 1st Earl of Eldon
  • 08-07Wilhelmina FS: Princess of Prussia / Orange / Wife of Willem V
  • 08-12Johann Baptist Lasser: Composer
  • 08-21Johann Georg Witthauer: Composer
  • 08-23Louis-Francois Beffara: Lexicographer
  • 09-10Bartolomeo Campagnoli: Italian violinist / composer / conductor
  • 09-13Henry Kobell: Dutch painter / cartoonist
  • 10-20Hendrik van Stralen: Dutch MP / Secretary of Interior
  • 10-21David Moritz Michael: Composer
  • 12-07Jurrian F de Frederici: Governor-General (Suriname)
  • 12-28Josef Blazej Smrcek: Composer

People died in year of 1751

  • 03-20Frederick Louis: English Prince of Wales / Son of George I
  • 03-25Frederik of Hessen Kassel: King of Sweden (1720-51), dies at 74
  • 05-20Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas: Composer, dies at 38
  • 06-20Adriaen Valckenier: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1737-41), dies at 56
  • 07-15John Wilson: Botanist
  • 10-22Willem IV KH Friso: Prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 40
  • 11-22Anton Englert: Composer, dies at 77

Events in year of 1752

  • 01-03East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed
  • 01-15Tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism
  • 02-03Dutch States-General forbid export of windmills
  • 02-11Pennsylvania Hospital, the 1st hospital in the US, opened
  • 03-23Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, died 2 days later
  • 05-10Benjamin Franklins 1st tests the lightning rod
  • 05-111st US fire insurance policy issued (Philadelphia)
  • 06-03Moscow houses and churchs destroyed by fire
  • 06-05Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter
  • 06-063rd great fire in Moscow in 2 weeks; 1 / 3 of city destroyed
  • 06-09French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India
  • 09-01Liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia
  • 09-02Last day of Julian calendar in Britain, British colonies
  • 09-02Last Julian calender day in US and England (no September 3rd - September 13th)
  • 09-03This day never happened nor next 10 as England adopts Gregorian Calendar. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
  • 09-03US adopts Gregorian calender (becomes September 14)
  • 11-11Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna

People born in year of 1752

  • 01-01Elizabeth Griscom [Betsy] Ross: Flag maker
  • 01-02Philip Freneau: Poet of American Revolution (The American Village)
  • 01-23Muzio Clementi: Italian composer
  • 01-30Joseph Matthias Kracher: Composer
  • 02-17Friedrich M Klinger: German playwright (Wirrwarr)
  • 02-20Charles Broche: Composer
  • 03-13Josef Reicha: Composer
  • 03-19Jose Mauricio: Composer
  • 03-22Johann Georg Joseph Spangler: Composer
  • 03-29Edward Jones: Composer
  • 04-04Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli: Composer (Andromeda)
  • 04-06Johann Friedrich Kranz: Composer
  • 05-02Ludwig August Lebrun: Composer
  • 05-03Braz Francisco de Lima: Composer
  • 06-13Fanny Burney: England, United Kingdom -- Author (Camille, Evelina)
  • 06-16Meingosus Gaelle: Composer
  • 07-07Joseph-Marie Jacquard: Invented programmable loom
  • 08-27Herman Muntinghe: Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
  • 09-09Johann Friedrich Christmann: Composer
  • 09-10John Soane: English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)
  • 09-18Adrien-Marie Lagendre: Mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals
  • 09-18Johann Anton Sulzer: Composer
  • 09-21Louise MC: Countess of Albany
  • 09-25Carl Stenborg: Composer
  • 09-30Justin Heinrich Knecht: Composer
  • 10-02Samuel Story: Dutch Admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
  • 10-22Ambrogio Minoja: Composer
  • 10-23Nicolas Appert: Inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
  • 11-19George Rogers Clark: Frontier military leader in Revolutionary War
  • 11-20Thomas Chatterton: English poet (Christabel)

People died in year of 1752

  • 01-04Gabriel Cramer: Swiss Mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47
  • 05-04Pieter Snyers: Flemish Painter / engraver, dies at 71
  • 06-14Charles-Antoine Coypel: French carpet designer, dies at 57
  • 06-14Daniel Marot: French / Netherlands, Architect / engraver, dies at about 88
  • 06-16Giulio Alberoni: Spanish / Italian Minister / cardinal, dies at 88
  • 11-23Conrad Michael Schneider: Composer, dies at 79