Events in year of 1767

  • 05-14British government disbands Americans import duty on tea
  • 06-29British passes Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America
  • 09-28Gentlemen 17 forbid private slave transport India to Cape of Good Hope
  • 10-04Prince Willem V marries Prussian Princess Wilhelmina
  • 10-18Boundary between MD and PA, Mason Dixon line, agreed upon
  • 12-16Van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premiers

People born in year of 1767

  • 01-08Abraham de Veer: Dutch Governor-General of Suriname (1822-28)
  • 01-24Antony CW Staring: Dutch lawyer / poet (Jaromir)
  • 02-04Johann Franz Volkert: Composer
  • 03-13Heinrich Domnich: Composer
  • 03-15Andrew Jackson: Carolinas, United States -- General / (D) 7th President (1829-37)
  • 03-19Leonhard von Call: Composer
  • 03-22Cornelis T Elout: Dutch Minister of Finance
  • 03-25Joachim Murat: Marshal of France / King of Naples (1808-15)
  • 04-27Andreas Jakob Romberg: German violinist / composer (Song of the Clock)
  • 04-30Jean Henri Appelius: Lawyer / Minister of Finance
  • 05-24Joseph Ignaz Schnabel: Composer
  • 05-25Ferdinand Franzl: Composer
  • 05-25Friedrich Johann Eck: Composer
  • 06-15Rachel Donelson Jackson: Wife of President Andrew (1828-37) died in 1828
  • 07-11John Quincy Adams: Braintree (Quincy), Massachusetts -- 6th President (D) (1825-1829)
  • 07-31Amelie Julia Candielle: Composer
  • 08-30Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke: Composer
  • 09-05August Wilhelm Schlegel: German poet / translator / critic
  • 09-08Karl August von Lichtenstein: Composer
  • 09-17Henri-Montan Berton: Composer
  • 09-20Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia: Composer
  • 09-26Wenzel Muller: Composer
  • 10-21Francesco Ruggi: Composer
  • 10-23H Benjamin Constant [de Rebeque]: French politician / writer
  • 11-11Bernhard Romberg: German cellist / composer / royal chaplain bandmaster
  • 12-29Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne: Composer

People died in year of 1767

  • 03-20Firmin Abauzit: French huguenot / scholar, dies at 87
  • 04-07Franz Sparry: Composer, dies at 51
  • 05-18Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky: Composer, dies at 28
  • 06-25Georg Philipp Telemann: German late-barok composer, dies at 86
  • 08-28Johann Schobert: Composer
  • 10-18Joseph Paul Ziegler: Composer, dies at 45
  • 12-09Benedetto Alfieri: Italian Architect (San Giovanni Battista)
  • 12-22John Newberry: English publisher

Events in year of 1768

  • 02-11Samuel Adams letter, circulates around American colonies, opposing Townshend Act taxes
  • 02-151st mustard manufactured in America advertised, Philadelphia
  • 02-201st American chartered fire insurance company opens (Penn)
  • 04-051st US Chamber of Commerce forms (NYC)
  • 06-211st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)
  • 08-25Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth with Endeavour to Pacific Ocean
  • 10-01English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
  • 10-301st Methodist church in US initiated (Wesley Chapel, NYC)
  • 12-061st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)

People born in year of 1768

  • 01-10James Varicick: 1st AME Zion Bishop
  • 01-28Frederick VI: Danish King (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
  • 02-04Maurits C van Hall: Dutch ruler of Heicop and Boeicop, lawyer / politician
  • 02-12Francis II: Florence, Italy -- Last Holy Roman Emperor (1792-1806)
  • 02-15Jozef B Cannaert [Olim]: Flemish lawyer
  • 03-12Carolus Antonius Fodor: Composer
  • 03-13Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg: Dutch civil servant
  • 03-21Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier: Mathematician / Egyptologist
  • 04-07Karl Theodor Toeschi: Composer
  • 04-19Adrian H Haworth: English entomologist / Botanist
  • 05-02Jean-Louis M Alibert: French dermatologist
  • 05-17Caroline Brunswick: Queen Consort of King George IV
  • 05-20Dolley Dandridge Payne Madison: 1st lady (1809-17)
  • 06-30Elizabeth Kortright Monroe: 1st lady (1817-25)
  • 08-27Anne-Francois Mellinet: French / Belgian General (Maastricht)
  • 09-01Carl Bernhard Wessely: Composer
  • 09-12Bemnjamin Carr: Composer
  • 09-14Georg Johann Schinn: Composer
  • 09-23William Wallace: Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)
  • 10-11Adriaan van den Ende: Dutch vicar / educationalist
  • 11-21Friedrich Schleiermacher: German theologist / philosopher
  • 11-24Jean-Engelbert Pauwels: Composer
  • 12-06Johann Baptist Henneberg: Composer
  • 12-22John Crome [Old Crome]: English landscape painter / etcher

People died in year of 1768

  • 01-01Jean-Laurent Krafft: Composer, dies at 73
  • 01-10Charles Cressent: French court furniture maker, dies at 82
  • 01-28John Wainwright: Composer, dies at 44
  • 03-03Nicola Antonio Porpora: Composer, dies at 81
  • 03-14Vigilio Blasio Faitello: Composer, dies at 58
  • 03-18Lawrence Sterne: Writer (Sentimental Journey France and Italy)
  • 03-21Jan J Mauricius: Dutch Governor-General of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75
  • 04-07Michel Mathieu: Composer, dies at 78
  • 04-19Filippo della Valle: Italian sculptor, dies at about 70
  • 04-20Giovanni AC Canaletto: Italian Painter / cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70
  • 05-16Cornelis Writer: Fleet supervisor, dies at about 81
  • 05-27Johann M Fleischmann: German / Dutch stamp / letter designer
  • 06-08Johann J Winckelmann: German archaeologist, dies at 50
  • 07-04Willem van Hairs: Fries nobleman / Poet (Suicide), dies at 58
  • 07-06Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel: Composer, dies at 78
  • 07-11Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu: Composer, dies at 66
  • 10-01Robert Simson: Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
  • 10-28Michel Blavet: French court flautist / composer, dies at 68
  • 10-31Francesco Maria Veracini: Italian opera composer, dies at 78
  • 11-01Pierre van Maldere: Composer, dies at 39
  • 11-04Johan Lulofs: Dutch physicist / philosopher / astronomer, dies at 57
  • 11-17Thomas Pelham-Holles: 1st Duke of Newcastle, dies at 75