Events in year of 1765

  • 01-16Charles Messier catalogs M41 (galactic cluster in Canis Major)
  • 03-22Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on colonists
  • 03-24Britain enacts Quartering Act, required colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers
  • 05-031st US medical college opens in Philadelphia
  • 05-07Adm Nelsons sailboat HMS Victory runs aground
  • 05-29Patrick Henry historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"
  • 08-14Mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree)
  • 10-07Stamp Act Congress convenes in New York
  • 10-19Stamp Act Congress met in NY, wrote Declaration of Rights and Liberties
  • 11-01Stamp Act goes into effect in British colonies

People born in year of 1765

  • 03-04Charles Dibdin: England, United Kingdom -- Composer / author (Sea Songs) / actor
  • 03-06Jan Kops: Dutch agronomist / vicar
  • 03-21Henry Fagel: Dutch / English Baron / diplomat
  • 03-27Franz Xaver von Baader: German philosopher / theologist
  • 05-28Jean Baptiste Cartier: Composer
  • 06-01Christiane Vulpius: Wife of Johann W von Goethe
  • 06-01Friedrich Ludwig Seidel: Composer
  • 06-06Cornelis Loots: Dutch accountant / poet (Dwingelandij)
  • 06-13Anton Eberl: Composer
  • 08-21William IV: King of England (1830-37)
  • 09-17Gregory XVI [Bartolomeo A Cappellari / Mauro]: Italy -- Pope
  • 09-18Oliver Holden: Composer
  • 10-16Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy: Composer
  • 10-22Daniel Steibelt: Composer
  • 11-20Friedrich Heinrich Himmel: Composer
  • 11-23Thomas Attwood: Composer
  • 12-08Eli Whitney: Inventor (Cotton Gin)
  • 12-15Philippe-Jacques Pfeffinger: Composer
  • 12-25Joseph Mazzinghi: Composer

People died in year of 1765

  • 01-04Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder: Composer, dies at 39
  • 01-12Johann Melchior Molter: Composer, dies at 68
  • 01-15Carlmann Kolb: Composer, dies at 61
  • 02-09Elisabetta de Gambarini: Composer, dies at 33
  • 04-05Edward Young: English Poet (Love of Fame), dies at 81
  • 04-09Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel: Princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 77
  • 04-15Michail v Lomonosov: Russian Scholar / poet, dies at 53
  • 05-25Pierre-Joseph Le Blan: Composer, dies at 53
  • 07-15Charles Andrew Vanloo: Painter
  • 08-18Frans I Stefanus: RC German Emperor (1745-65), dies at 56
  • 09-10Jacob Gilles: Pension advisor, dies at about 74
  • 10-20William August Duke of Cumberland: Engl Supreme Commander, dies at 44
  • 10-21Giovanni Paolo Pannini / Panini: Italian Painter / architect, dies at 73
  • 10-31Duke of Cumberland: English politician / uncle of George III
  • 12-25Antonio Tonelli: Composer, dies at 79

Events in year of 1766

  • 02-11Stamp Act declared unconstitutional in Virginia
  • 02-14Dutch Governor Falck signs Treaty of Batticaloa with rebels
  • 03-05Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French
  • 03-08Willem V (18) becomes Governor of United Provinces
  • 04-081st fire escape patented, wicker basket on a pulley and chain
  • 05-09John Byron back in England after trip around the world
  • 07-09English Premier Rockingham resigns
  • 07-18Society of the Dutch Literary forms
  • 11-25Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings

People born in year of 1766

  • 01-10Louis Massonneau: Composer
  • 02-24Samuel Wesley: Bristol, England -- Composer / Organist (Exultate Deo)
  • 03-04Emanuel ADMJ: French historian (Napoleon)
  • 03-28Joseph Weigl: Austria -- Composer / conductor (Emmeline)
  • 04-15Friedrich Bouterwek: German philosopher / critic
  • 06-19Edmund Weber: Composer
  • 07-09J Schopenhauer: Writer
  • 07-18Friedrich Fleischmann: Composer
  • 07-20Thomas Bruce: Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, British diplomat
  • 08-01Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner: Pianist / composer
  • 08-01Jeffrey Wyatville: Architect
  • 08-22Joseph-Denis Doche: Composer
  • 09-06John Dalton: English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter
  • 09-25Armand-Emmanuel [duc de Richelieu]: French Prime Minister (1815-18, 1820-21)
  • 10-09Bedrich Divis Weber: Composer
  • 11-16Rodolphe Kreitzer: France -- Composer / virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)
  • 11-20John Wall Calcott: Composer
  • 11-24J J Friedrich Weinbrenner: German architect / archaeologist

People died in year of 1766

  • 01-01Frans E Jacobus III: Old Pretender, King of Gt Britain / Ireland
  • 01-01James III Edward: Old Pretender / King of Gt Britain / Ireland, dies at 77
  • 01-14Frederik V: King of Denmark / Norway (1746-66), dies at 42
  • 02-23Stanislaw Leszcynski: Duke of Lutherans / King of Poland
  • 02-26August Bernhard Valentin Herbing: Composer, dies at 30
  • 03-03Gregor Joseph Werner: Composer, dies at 73
  • 03-25Johannes Ritschel: Composer, dies at 26
  • 04-07Tiberius Hemsterhuis: Dutch classicist, dies at 81
  • 06-11Elisabeth Farnese: Princess of Parma / Queen of Spain, dies at 73
  • 07-20Isabelle Farnese: Queen of Spain
  • 10-07Andre Cheron: Composer, dies at 71
  • 11-16Dominikus Zimmermann: German Architect / painter, dies at 81