Events noted in 1730

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“Thesaurus Antiquitatum Siciliæ.” Aa, Peter Vander an eminent bookseller (16591733)

“De Sectarum in medicina noxia instauratione,” Alberti, Michael avery eminent German physician

“Philosophia Pollingana,” Amort, Eusebius a canon regular of the order of St

“Description des principales pierres gravees du cabinet du due d'Orleans,” Arnaud, Francis a French miscellaneous writer of considerable note

“Lectionum Grsecarum libriduo, &c.” Arnaud, George D' a learned critic (17111740)

“La vera idea della Medicina,” Arrivabene, Hyppolito a descendant of the same family

“Vindicise librorum deutero-canonicorum veteris Testamenti,” Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

Born: Basire, James an eminent English engraver

“Museum Sinicum, in quo Sinicae Linguae et Literaturae ratio explicatur; item grammatica, lexicon, et diatribae Sinicce reperiuntur,” Bayer, Theophilus Siegfrid grandson of the preceding

Born: Beausobre, Lewis perhaps of the same family with the preceding

Died: Beckingham, Charles a dramatic writer

Died: Becquet, Anthony a native of Paris

“L'Elenia,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“Dialogues critiques et philosophiques, par D. Charte-Livry (J.F.Bernard),” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

“the management of Ships;” Bernoulli, John the brother of the preceding

Born: Berry, William an ingenious Scotch artist

Born: Bezout, Stephen a celebrated French mathematician

“Riposo” Biscioni, Anthony Maria a celebrated Italian scholar of the last century

Born: Bode, John Joachim Christopher a bookseller at Hamburgh

“Bellini de urinis et pulsibus,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Remarks upon Butler’s 6th chapter of the Analogy of Religion, &c. concerning Necessity,” Bott, Thomas an English clergyman of ingenuity and learning

Born: Boyle, Hamilton earl of Cork and Orrery

Died: Boyse, Samuel the only son of the preceding

Died: Brossard, Sebastian De an eminent French musician

Born: Bruce, James a celebrated modern traveller

“Theatre des Grecs, contenant des traductions ct analyses des tragedies Grecques, des discours et des remarques concernant la theatre Grec, &c.” Brumoy, Peter a celebrated French writer

“Critique desinteressee des journaux litteraires,” Bruys, Francis born at Serrieres in the Maconnois in 1708

“Reflexions en forme de lettres adressees au prochain synod qui doit s’assembler a la Haye, sur l'affaire de M. Saurin, et sur celle de M. Maty,” Bruys, Francis born at Serrieres in the Maconnois in 1708

Born: Burke, Edmund was one of the most distinguished politicians and political writers of the last century

“Dictionnaire historique, critique, et chronologique de la Bible.” Calmet, Augustine a learned Benedictine of the college of St

“Theatre à l'usage des colleges,” Cerceau, John Antony Du a French Jesuit

Born: Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

Died: Chamillard, Stephen a learned French antiquary

Born: Christie, William probably a relation of the preceding

Born: Cirillo, Dominick nephew to Nicolas Cirillo

“On Curves of a Double Curvature,” Clairault, Alexis Claude a celebrated French mathematician and academician

“Leges Walliae Ecclesiastical,” Clarke, William a learned divine and antiquary

Born: Clarke, Edward son to the preceding

“The Specnlatist,” Concanen, Matthew a miscellaneous writer of some note in his day

“The Antiquities of Harwich and Dover Court,” Dale, Samuel an antiquary and botanist

“Miscellanea Analytica, de Seriebus & Quadraturis, &c.” Demoivre, Abraham a celebrated mathematician

Born: Didot, Francis Ambrose an eminent French printer

Died: Dodart, Denis doctor regent of the faculty of medicine at Paris

“Pomet’s History of Drugs,” Dodart, Denis doctor regent of the faculty of medicine at Paris

Born: Doolittle, Thomas an eminent nonconformist

“A description of the peritoneum, and of that part of the membrana cellularis which lies on its outside,” Douglas, James an eminent physician

Born: Duncombe, John was born 1730

Died: Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

“Leges Francorum et Hipuariorum,” Eccard, John George a German historian and antiquary

Died: Echard, Laurence a clergyman

Born: Evans, Evan a Welch divine and poet

Died: Evans, John a dissenting divine of Wales (16801730)

Born: Falconer, William an ingenious poet

“Of eruptive fevers, measles, and small-pox,” Fuller, Thomas an English physician

“L‘Operation de la Taille par l’appareil lateral corrigee de tous ses defauts,” Garengeot, Rp.Ne Jamf.S Croissant De an eminent French surgeon

Born: Gesner or

“Law of Devises, last Wills, and Revocations,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Alamaniae Scriptores,” Goldast, Melchior Haiminsfeld a laborious writer in civil law and history

“Les Vies des Saints,” Goujet, Claude Peter a canon of St

“Maximes de Balthasar Gracian, avee des Reponsesaux Critiques de L'Homme Universe!,” Gracian, Baltasar a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Born: Gronovius, Laurence Theodore son of the preceding

Born: Hamilton, Sir William a gentleman of great eminence in the literary and political world

Died: Haym, Nicolas Francis a native of Rome

Born: Hervey, Frederick brother to the preceding

“The Siege of Damascus.” Hoadly, John LL. D. the youngest son of Dr

Born: Horne, George the late amiable and exemplary bishop of Norwich

Born: Hudson, William one of the earliest Linniean botanists in England

Born: Huerta, Vincent Garica De La a Spanish poet and critic

Died: Hunauld, Francis Joseph an eminent anatomist and physician

Born: Jackson, William an eminent musical composer

Died: Janicon, Francis Michael a political writer of some note

Died: Jarry, Laurence Juillard Du a French preacher and poet

“Art of Dancing,” Jenyns, Soame an elegant and ingenious writer

Born: Johnstone, James an eminent physician at Worcester

“Conspectus Chemiae Theoretico-practicac in forma Tabularum repraesentatus, &c. Tomus prior,” Juncker, Gottlob John a learned physician

Born: Ingenhouz, John an eminent physician and chemist

“Epistola ad Kappium de Soc. Ant. Lond.” Kortholt, Christian grandson of the preceding

“De recta patrum Nicenorum fide Dissertatio,” Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

Died: Lanzoni, Joseph a physician

“Paralele des differentes manieres de tirer la Pierre hors de la Vessie,” Le Dran, Henry Francis an eminent French surgeon

“Of Charles V.” Leti, Gregory a voluminous writer of history

Born: Mallet, Paul Henry a learned historian and antiquary

“A treatise on Tropes,” Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

“Sermons on several occasions” Marshall, Nathanael a celebrated preacher at the beginning of the last century

Died: Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

“An Explication of several difficult Texts of Scripture,” Martin, James a learned Benedictine of the congregation of St

“Traites geographiques et historiques pour faciliter l‘intelligence de l’Ecriture Sainte, par divers auteurs celebres, M. M. Huet et Le Grand, D. Calmet, &c. &c.” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“Histoire des Insectes de PEurope et de PAmerique,” Merian, Maria Sibylla a lady much and justly ceJebrated for her skill in drawing insects

Born: Moore, John a medical and miscellaneous writer

Born: Mores, Edward-Rowe an English antiquary descended from an ancient family

Died: Palfin, John a surgeon of eminence

Died: Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Pulteney, Richard a distinguished botanist and able physician

Born: Requeno, Vlncente a learned Spanish Jesuit

Born: Risco, Manuel a learned Spanish ecclesiastic of the Augustine order

Born: Rive, John Joseph a French writer

Died: Rosen, Nicholas an eminent physician

Born: Sanchez, Thomas Anthony a learned Spaniard

Born: Sarti, Joseph a sweet

Died: Saurin, James a very celebrated preacher

Born: Scott, John a poet of considerable genius

“Lettres sur la Choix des Saignees,” Senac, John a distinguished French physician

“A Dissertation on Tea,” Short, Thomas a physician of the early part of the last century

“Reflexion politique,” Silhouette, Stephen De a French writer

Died: Spener, Philip James a celebrated Lutheran divine of Frankfort on the Maine

“A fair state of the Controversy between Mr. Woolston: his adversaries containing the substance of what he asserts in his discourses against the literal sense of our blessed Saviour’s miracles; and what Bp. Gibson, Bp. Chandler, Bp. Smalbroke, Bp. Sherlock, Dr. Pearce, Mr. Ray, Mr. Lardner, Mr. Chandler, &c. have advanced against him,” Stackhouse, Thomas a learned and laborious divine

Died: Stanhope, George dean of Canterbury

“A posthumous work, being a translation from the Greek devotions of Dr, Lancelot Andrews,” Stanhope, George dean of Canterbury

Died: Sturt, John an engraver of some note

Born: Suworrow or

“History of Harwich” Taylor, Silas an able English antiquary

“Autumn,” Thomson, James a very eminent poet

Born: Tyrwhitt, Thomas one of the most eminent scholars and critics of the last century

Died: Valincour, John Baptist Du Trousset De a French miscellaneous writer

“Pieces fugitives sur I'Eucharistie,” Varignon, Peter a celebrated French mathematician and priest

Died: Verney, Guichard Joseph Du an eminent French anatomist

“The case of the Hes^ sian troops in the pay of Great Britain,” Walpole, Sir Robert earl of Orford

“Scripture vindicated, in answer to Christianity as old as the Creation,” Waterland, Daniel a learned English divine

Born: Watson, Robert an elegant historian

“Two discourses; the first concerning the nature of error in doctrines merely speculative, shewing that the belief of such doctrines may be required of us as necessary terms of salvation; wherein also the case of positive institutions is considered: the second, shewing that the doctrine of the Trinity is not merely speculative. In answer to the arguments of Mr. Sykes and Mr. Chubb; with a preface, containing some remarks on the present times, particularly in relation to the Clergy.” Webster, William ar learned and laborious divine

Born: Wedgwood, Josiah an ingenious improver of the English pottery manufacture

“A collection of authentic Records belonging to the Old and New Testament,” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Born: Zollikofer, George Joachim an eminent German divine

1731

Died: Aikman, William a Scotch painter of considerable eminence

Born: Aiton, William an eminent botanist

Born: Anquetil-Duperron, Abraham Hyacinth brother to the preceding

Died: Astell, Mary a learned and ingenious lady

Died: Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

“La Confession de Sancy;” Aubigne, Theodore Agrippa D' a very celebrated French Protestant

Born: Azara, Don Joseph Nicolas D' a Spanish statesman and writer

“Memorabilia Hist. Ecclesiasticoe recentioris,” Bebele, Balthazar a Lutheran divine

“Le Bombardier Francoise,” Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

“Notitia Nov. Test. Grrcc. recte cauteque adornati,” Bengel, John Albert a learned German divine

“Epistola de Bibliothecis Dresdensibus, turn, publicis turn privatis,” Beyer, Augustus a German Protestant minister

“Osservazioni intorno una sezione anatomica,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

“Parere sopra la cagione della morte della sig. contessa Cornelia Zangari, esposto in una lettera,” Bianchini, Joseph nephew of the preceding

“Disputatio de natura et legibus studii in theologica Thetici,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Disputatio de cuku Dei rationali,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

Born: Bjoernstahl, James Jonas a Swedish traveller of considerable note

Died: Bisse, Thomas an English divine

“The accomplished Preacher; or, an essay upon divine eloquence,” Blackmore, Sir Richard physician to king William III. and queen Anne

“Aretaeus de causis signisque morborum,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Born: Borgia, Stephen a learned Roman cardinal

Died: Bottoni, Dominic the son of Nicholas Bottom

“Refutation des Erreurs de Beioit de Spinosa, par M. de Fenelon, archeveque de Cambay, par le Pere Lauri Benedictin, et par M. Le Comte de Bulainvilliers, avec la Vie de Spinosa, ecrite par Jean COerus, minister de l‘Eglise Lutherienne de la Haye, augnsntée de beaucoup de particularites tirees d’une vie manucrite de ce philosophe, fait par un de ses amis,” Boulainvilliers, Henry De comte de St

“Bibliotheque choisie de M. Colomies,” Bourdelot, Peter Bonnet physician in ordinary to Louis XIV. and first physician to the duchess of Burgundy

Died: Boydell, John a liberal patron of the arts

Died: Bradford, Samuel bishop of Rochester

Died: Brun, John Baptiste Le known also by the name of Desmarettes

Born: Calvert, Frederick Lord Baltimore

“Sicilian Populorum et Urbium, Regum quoque et Tyrannorum veteres nummi Saracenorum epocham antecedentes,” Castello, Gabriel Lancelot an eminent Italian antiquary

Born: Cavendish, Hon. Henry son of lord Charles Cavendish

“History of the Inquisition,” Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

“Memoirs of -Richard Gwinnett and Mrs. Thomas,” Chudleigh, Lady Mary who had the character of a very philosophic and poetic lady

“Bibliotheca Scriptorum ad annum 1383,” Ciaconius, Alphonsus a Spanish author of considerable celebrity

“Bibliotheque Choisie;” Colomies, Paul a learned French protestant

Died: Corte, Gotlieb professor of law at Leipsic

Born: Cowper, William a very distinguished modern English poet

“Opuscula” Danes, Peter born in 1497

Born: Darwin, Erasmus a physician and poet

Died: Davies, John an eminent and learned critic

“A Defence of the Churches right in Leasehold Estates. In answer to a book called ‘An Inquiry into the customary estates and TenantRights of those who hold lands of the Church and other Foundations,’ published under the name of Everard Fleetwood, esq.” Derham, William an excellent philosopher and divine

“Recueil de pieces d'histoire et de litterature,” Desmolets, Peter Nicolas librarian of the house of the oratory in the rue St

“Thucydides,” Duker, Charles Andrew an eminent classical editor

Born: Duncan, Adam, Lord Viscount an illustrious naval officer

Born: Dunning, John Lord Ashburton

Born: Evanson, Edward one of the most determined opponents of revealed religion in modern times (?–1805)

“Exercitationes in duas priores Ciceronis orationes,” Facciolati, James a learned Italian orator and grammarian

“Animadversiones Critics; in I. Litteram Latini Lexici cui titulus Magnum Dictionarium Latino Gallicum,” Facciolati, James a learned Italian orator and grammarian

“A Danish translation of the fourteenth satire of Juvenal,” Falster, Christian was a celebrated Danish critic and philologer of Flensburg (16901752)

Born: Foster, John an excellent classic scholar

“Several Dissertations, printed in the Memoirs of the Academy of Inscriptions,” Fourmont, Stephen professor of the Arabic and Chinese languages at Paris

“Introductio, &c.; or the art of right thinking, assisted and improved by such notions as men of sense and experience have left us in their writings, in order to eradicate error, and plant knowledge,” Fuller, Thomas an English physician

“The Reasonableness of Church and College Fines asserted, and the Rights which Churches and Colleges have in their Estates defended,” Gally, Henry an English divine

Died: Gastaud, Francis a French divine of the eighteenth century

Died: Geoffroi, Stephen Francis a celebrated physician and chemist

“Treatise on the doctrine of the Trinity,” Gill, John an eminent dissenting divine

“Museum Florentinum,” Gorio, Anthony Francis a learned antiquary of Florence

“Madicinae Compendium,” Gorter, John De a physician

“Reflexions politiques sur les plus grands princes, et particulierement sur Ferdinand le Catholique,” Gracian, Baltasar a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Born: Grose, Francis an eminent English antiquary

“De initio metropoleos ecclesiasticae Coloniae, &c. disquisitio,” Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

Born: Hinchliffe, John a learned English prelate

“Le monde fou, prefere au monde sage,” Huber, Mary a voluminous female author

“Le Systeme des Theologiens anciens et modernes, sur l'etat des Ames separees des corps,” Huber, Mary a voluminous female author

“Suite du meme ouvrage, servant de reponse a M. Ruchat,” Huber, Mary a voluminous female author

Died: Hubner, John a native of Lusatia

Died: Huldrich, John James a protestant divine

Died: Jablonski, Theodore brother to the preceding

“An Essay on Moral Obligation, with a view towards settling the controversy concerning moral and positive duties,” Johnson, Thomas an excellent classical scholar and editor

Born: Julien, Peter an eminent French sculptor

Born: King, John Glen a learned English writer and antiquary

Died: Lang, John Michael an able Protestant divine

“Observations de Chirurgie, auxquelles on a joint plusieurs reflections en faveur des Etudiens,” Le Dran, Henry Francis an eminent French surgeon

“History of the Wars of the Hussites,” Lenfant, James a learned French writer in the eighteenth century

“Humfredi Lhwyd, Armigeri, Britannicie Descriptionis Comrnentariolum: necnon de Monfi Insula, & Britannica Arce sive Armamentario Romano Disceptatio Epistolaris. Accedunt^raa Cambro-Britannicae. Accurante Mose Gulielmo, A.M. R. S. Soc.” Lhuyd, Humphrey a learned English antiquary in the sixteenth century

“The faithless wife of the librarian Norrelius lived at this time in Rudbeck’s bouse, and by her Linnæus was made so odious to his patroness, that he could no longer stay there.” Linnæus, Charles afterwards Von Linne'

“An Abridgement of the Universal History,” Lisle, Claude De historiographer and censor royal

“Treatise of the Small-pox,” Lobb, Theophilus a physician of considerable reputation

Died: Marck, John De an eminent protestant divine

“The Abridgment of Father Jouvenci'a Mythology,” Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

“Introduction generate a l'etude des Sciences et des Belles Lettres, en faveur des pefsonnes qui ne savent que le Frangois,” Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

“A letter to him, containing some remarks on it, together with the sketch, or plan, of another answer to TindaPs book,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

“A Defence of the Letter to Dr. Waterland against the false and frivolous Cavils of the Author of the Reply,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

“The Highland Fair, ballad opera,” Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

“Account of Jersey,” Morant, Philip a learned and indefatigable antiquary and biographer

“Bibliotheque de Richelet.” Moreri, Lewis a French divine (?–1680)

“Tentamina Experinientorurn naturalium, in academia del Cimento, ex Ital. in Lat. conversa,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

“Britannia Depicta, &c.” Ogilby, John a very industrious adventurer in literary speculations

“Court tales, or a History of the Amours of the present Nobility,” Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

“New Memoirs of the Restoration of King Charles the Second (which may be considered also as an Appendix to secretary Thurloe’s Papers), containing the copies of Two Hundred and Forty-six Original Letters and Papers, all written annis 1658, 1659, and 1660 (none of them ever yet printed). The whole communicated by William Cowper, esq, Clerk of the Parliament.” Peck, Francis a learned antiquary

Born: Pegge, Samuel son of the preceding

“Mem. de Literature et de l'Histoire,” Peiresc, Nicolas Claude Fabri De a very learned Frenchman

“The Theory of working Ships,” Pitot, Henry an ingenious mathematician

Born: Pompei, Jerome an Italian poet and a man of letters

Born: Porteus, Beilby a late eminent English prelate

“Assembly’s Larger Catechism,” Ridgley, Thomas an eminent dissenter

Born: Rochefort, William De a modern French writer

“A Survey of the Roman Stations in England,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“Modern History, or Present State of all Nations,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“A Portable Laboratory,” Shaw, Peter a physician of the last century

“Essays on Artificial Philosophy,” Shaw, Peter a physician of the last century

Died: Snape, Andrew a learned divine

“Experimenta et observationes Chemicae et Physicoe,” Stahl, George Ernest a very eminent German chemist

“Grubstreet verses, Bowman,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Specimen” Tull, Jethro a gentleman of an ancient family in Yorkshire

“De Cahiers de Matheraatiques, ou Elemens de iVlathematiques,” Varignon, Peter a celebrated French mathematician and priest

“Waddingi Lucse Annales Minorum, seu historia trium ordinum a S. Francisco institutorurn, editio secunda, studio Jos. Mar. Fonseca,” Wadding, Luke an eminent Irish Roman catholic

Died: Ward, Edward a poet and miscellaneous writer

1732

Born: Armstrong, John an English physician and poet

Died: Atterbury, Lewis eldest son of the preceding

Born: Bardin, John a late eminentFrench historical painter

“A Discourse of natural and revealed Religion, and the relation they bear to each other,” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

Born: Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De a French dramatic writer of modern celebrity

Died: Berger, John Henry De a learned lawyer

Died: Bertheau, Charles a learned French protestant divine

“Chronicon Gottwicense, pars prima et secunda,” Bessel, Godfrey De a learned abbé of the convent of Benedictines of Gottvvich

Born: Betti, Zachary an elegant Italian poet of the last century

“Bernardi Monetae (La Monnoye) epistola hactenus ineditae ad Michaelem Maittarium,” Beyer, Augustus a German Protestant minister

“Notae breves in Spinosae methodum. explicandi scripturas,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“De mysteriis Christianae fidei generatim spectatis sermo,” Bilfinger, George Bernard an eminent German philosopher and statesman

“Abelard to Philotas.” Birch, Thomas a late valuable historical and biographical writer

Born: Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah a French poet and miscellaneous writer

Died: Boston, Thomas a popular and learned Scotch divine

Died: Boyle, John earl of Cork and Orrery

“A general history of the World, &c.” Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. an eminent English divine and controversial writer

Born: Burnaby, Andrew archdeacon of Leicester and vicar of Greenwich

“History of his own Time;” Burnet, Thomas the third and youngest son of the bishop

Died: Buxtorf, John nephew of the second Buxtorf

Died: Calamy, Edmund a very eminent divine among the nonconformists

Born: Caldwell, Andrew a literary gentleman of Ireland

Died: Camusat, Francis Dennis grand nephew of the preceding

Born: Cappe, Newcome a dissenting minister of the Socinian persuasion

“Hanging and Marriage.” Carey, Henry a musical composer and poet

Born: Carver, Jonathan another unfortunate author in our own country

“Voyage” Chapelle, Claude Emanuel Lullier a celebrated French poet

Died: Chirac, Peter an eminent French physician

“The Life of Cecil, Lord Burleigh,” Collins, Arthur a laborious antiquary

“Elementa universae matheseos,” Cramer, Gabriel an eminent mathematician

Born: Cumberland, Richard a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Revelation examined with candour,” Delany, Patkick a clergymnn of Ireland

“Articlesof inquiry for a parochial Visitation,” Denne, John an eminent divine and antiquary

“The Muse in Livery; or, The Footman’s Miscellany,” Dodsley, Robert an English poet and miscellaneous writer

Born: Dodson, Michael an English barrister

Died: Elliger, Ottomar the son of the preceding

Born: Eximeno, Anthony a Spanish ex-jesuit

Born: Fabroni, Angelo an eminent Italian scholar and biographer

Died: Feuillee, Louis a Franciscan friar

Born: Fevre, John Baptist Le of Villebrune

“Delia Bolla d‘oro de’ Fanciulli nobili Romani,” Ficoroni, Francis a famous Roman medallist

Born: Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Died: Fowler, Edward a learned English prelate

Born: Gærtner, Joseph an eminent botanist

Born: Garthshore, Maxwell an eminent physician

Died: Godefroi, John director of the chambre des comptes at Lisle

“Le Politique Dom. Ferdinand le Catholique,” Gracian, Baltasar a celebrated Spanish Jesuit

Died: Grancolas, John a Parisian

“Reflections historical and politic,” Granville, George viscount Lansdowne

“A Letter to the author of the Reflections,” Granville, George viscount Lansdowne

Born: Hasted, Edward the historian of Kent

Died: Horsley, John author of a very learned and excellent work

“Racines Hebraiques,” Houbigant, Charles Francis a pious and learned translator of the Hebrew Scriptures

Died: Huber, Zacharias son of the former

Born: Hulme, Nathaniel an English physician

Born: Jars, Gabriel a French mineralogist (?–1769)

Died: King, John rector of Chelsea

“An Essay on the Origin of Evil, by Dr. William King, late lord archbishop of Dublin: translated from the Latin, with Notes, and a Dissertation concerning the Principle and Criterion of Virtue, and the Origin of the Passions. The second edition. Corrected and enlarged from the author’s manuscripts. To which are added, two Sermons by the same author the former concerning Divine Prescience the latter on the Fall of Man.” King, Da. William a learned archbishop of Dublin

“Historical Account of the Heathen Gods.” King, Dn. William an ingenious and humourous English writer

Born: Lalande, Joseph Jerome Francis a very celebrated French astronomer

Born: Lanzi, Lewis an able Italian antiquary

Died: Lowth, William a distinguished divine

“La Ceremonia,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Verona Illustrata,” Maffei, Francis Scipio a celebrated Italian writer

“Alciphron, or the Minute Philosopher,” Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

“Cymbalum mundi,” Marchand, Prospeu an author to whom the curious in literary history are greatly indebted

Born: Maskelyne, Nzvil an eminent astronomer and mathematician

Died: Mencke, John Burcard the son of the preceding

Born: Miller, Thomas a very worthy and intelligent bookseller

“Medical Essays and Observations by a Society at Edinburgh,” Monro, Alexander, M. D. an eminent anatomist

“Poems on Divine Subjects; original and translated from the Latin of Marcus Hieronymus Vida, with large annotations, more particularly concerning the being and attributes of God,” Morell, Thomas an able classical scholar and editor

Born: Necker, James a celebrated statesman and financier of France

Died: Netscher, Theodore his son

Born: North, Frederic, Second Earl Of Guilford more familiarly known as Lord North

“The Scarborough Miscellany,” Oldys, William a bibliographer of great industry and accuracy

“A Dialogue between a member of the church of England and a Protestant Dissenter, concerning a repeal of the Test Act,” Perceval, John fifth baronet of the family

“Lettres contenant des Reflexions sur les Decouvertes faites sur les Yeux,” Petit, Francis Pourfour Du a learned physician

“A Dissertation on the Eclipse mentioned by Phlegon; or, an Enquiry, whether that Eclipse had any relation to the Darkness which happened at our Saviour’s Passion,” Phlegon sirnamed Trallianus

“Histoire de M. Cleveland, fils naturel de Cromwell,” Prevot D' Exiles, Antony Francis was born at Hesdin (16971763)

Born: Rittenhouse, David an American philosopher and mathematician

Born: Ryland, William Wynne an eminent engraver

Born: Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu a very eminent French surgeon

Born: Sandby, Paul an ingenious artist

“Nouvelles classes des Maladies,” Sauvages, Francis Boissier De the inventor of modern nosology

Died: Stephens, Robert, Esq. an eminent antiquary

Born: Stevens, William a very worthy

Born: Thomas, Antony, Leonard a member of the French academy

Born: Thurlow, Edward Lord Thurlow

“Le Parnasse Francois,” Titon, Verard the projector of a French Parnassus

“Anacreon translated into Elegiacs,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

“Histoire metallique des dix-sept Provinces de Pays-Bas,” Van Effen, Justus a man of letters

Born: Walker, John author of some valuable and popular works on the English language

Born: Washington, George commander in chief of the armies

“Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Samuel Clarke;” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

“Elementa Matheseos Universse,” Wolfe, Christian baron of the Roman empire

1733

“Sicilia sacra, disquisitionibus et notitiis illustrata,” Amico, Vito-Maria a nobleman of Catania in Sicily

“A Dialogue on Devotion,” Amory, Thomas a dissenting minister of considerable note

“Catalog! tres monachorum, episcoporum reformatorum, et virorum sanctitate illustrium e congregatione Casinensi,” Armellini, Mariano a Benedictine monk

“Taste, an epistle to a young critic,” Armstrong, John an English physician and poet

“Aurelius Victor,” Arntzenius, John a learned philologist

Died: Aubert, Peter a French lawyer

Died: Audiffret, John Baptist a French geographer

“Reflections on the 12th query, contained in a paper, entitled Reasons offered against pushing for the repeal of the corporation and test-acts, and on the animadversions on the answer to it,” Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

“Tabulae Augustae, sive Imperatorum Romanorum, Augustorum, Csesarum, Tyrannorum, et illustrium virorum a Cn. Pompeio Magno ad Heraclium Aug. series chronologica. Ex historicis, nummis, et mannoribus collegit Beaupreius Bell, A.M. Cantabrigian, typis academicis 1734,” Bell, Beaupre an English antiquary

“Le Commedie di Terenzio tradotto in versi sciolti,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“A vindication of the Theory of Vision” Berkeley, George an eminent and learned prelate

Born: Berkeley, George, Ll.D. Prebendary Of Canterbury second son of the preceding

“Superstitions anciennes et modernes,” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

“Reflections morales, satyriques et comiques,” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

“A defence of some passages in the Historical Account.” Berriman, William a pious and learned English divine

“De pœnis parvulorum qui sine baptismate decedunt,” Bessel, Godfrey De a learned abbé of the convent of Benedictines of Gottvvich

“Collana degli storici Greci,” Biancolini, John Baptist Joseph was born at Verona

“Pisonis de cognoscendis et curandis morbis,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

“Prosper Alpinus de presagienda vita et morte,” Boerhaave, Herman an illustrious physician and professor at Leyden

Born: Borda, John Charles a celebrated French mathematician and natural philosopher

“Explications de quelques marbres antiques,” Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

Died: Brown, James an English traveller and scholar

“Observations sur le manuel des Accouchments,” Bruhier, John James D' Ablaincourt a French physician

“Practical Arithmetic,” Champion, Joseph a celebrated English penman

“GeorgiL Cheynsei Tractatus de Infirmorum Sanitate tuenda, Vitaque producenda, libro ejusdern argument! Anglice edito longe auctior et limatior; huic accessit de natura fibrse ej usque laxae sive resolutae morbis tractatus mine primum editus.” Cheyne, George a physician of considerable eminence and singular character

Born: Colman, George an eminent dramatic author and manager

Died: Cooke, Thomas a poet and miscellaneous writer

Died: Coustou, Nicholas sculptor in ordinary to the French king

Born: Cullum, Sir John an accomplished antiquary

Born: Darci

Died: Dennis, John a poet

Died: Dippel, John Conrad an author famous for his extravagancies

Died: Duguet, James Joseph a learned priest of the oratory

Died: Dunton, John bookseller and miscellaneous writer

Died: Ettmuller, Michael Ernest a physician

Died: Felibien, John Francis son of the preceding

“Articles des Pacte Conventa, dresses et conclus entre les etats de Pologne et le roi Frederic-Auguste,” Formey, John Henry Samuel a Prussian writer of various talents

“Utilitas rei nummariae, et Appendiculse ad numos coloniarum per Cl. Vaillantium editse,” Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“A Treatise on Opinion,” Gendre, Gilbert Charles Le marquis of St

Died: Gendre, Louis Le a French historian

Born: Gilpin, Sawrey a late artist

Died: Grierson, Constantly a very extraordinary woman

“Histoire des empires et des republiques,” Guyon, Marie-Claude a French historian

“Hemastaticks,” Hales, Stephen an eminent natural philosopher

Born: Hallifax, Samuel a learned English prelate

“Prologue” Hammond, James well remembered as a man esteemed and caressed by the elegant and great

Born: Haydn, Joseph an eminent musical composer

“Indices tres locupletissimi in Cyrilli opera,” Hearne, Thomas an eminent English antiquary

“Oratio de Antiquitatibus Romanis per Africam repertis,” Hebenstreit, John Ernest a celebrated physician and philologer of Leipsic

Died: Hermann, James a learned mathematician of the academy of Berlin

Died: Hoet, Gerard an eminent historical and landscape painter

“La Bibliotheque des Predicateurs,” Houdry, Vincent a Jesuit

“The Ancient Rites and Monuments of the church of Durham,” Hunter, Christopher an eminent physician and antiquary of Durham

Born: Jackson, Joseph an ingenious letter-founder

Born: Kenyon, Lloyd, Lord lord chief justice of the King’s Bench

“Histoire des De*couvertes des Portugais dans le Nouveau Monde,” Lafitau, Joseph Francis a French writer

“A general Analysis, or Method of resolving Problems,” Lagny, Thomas Fantet De an eminent mathematician

Died: Lambert, Anne Therese, Marchioness De an ingenious French lady

“De recta Christianorum in eo quod mysterium divinse Trinitatis adtinet sententia libri sex,” Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

“A new essay on Muscular Motion, founded on Experiments, &c.” Langrish, Browne a physician of the last century

“Letter on the Logos.” Lardner, Nathaniel a very learned dissenting clergyman

Born: Lloyd, Robert a modern poet

Died: Longuerue, Lewis Dufour De son of Peter Dufour

“The Argument from prophecy, in proof that Jesus is the Messiah, vindicated, in some considerations on the prophecies cf the Old Testament, as the grounds and reasons of the Christian religion.” Lowman, Moses a learned dissenting clergyman

Born: Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

“Traiie physique et historique de l'Aurore Boreale,” Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

“Appendix” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“The Present State of the Republic of Letters,” Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

Died: Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

Died: Molyneux, Thomas The preceding William Molyneux had also a brother

“Observations on the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St. John,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Epitre a Clio,” Nivelle De La Chaussee, Peter Claude a French academician and dramatic writer

Died: North, Roger brother of the preceding

“The Accomplished Senator,” Oldisworth, William a writer well known in the reigns of queen Anne and George I. but of whom little is remembered

Died: Orsi, John Joseph an Italian grammarian and poet

“Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux, & de Man on Lescaut,” Prevot D' Exiles, Antony Francis was born at Hesdin (16971763)

“Pour & Contre,” Prevot D' Exiles, Antony Francis was born at Hesdin (16971763)

“The first volume of a translation ofThuanus,” Prevot D' Exiles, Antony Francis was born at Hesdin (16971763)

Born: Priestley, Joseph a dissenting divine (17331804)

Born: Ramsay, James justly celebrated for his philanthropy

“The Usefulness and Necessity of Revelation; in four Sermons preached at St. Olave’s Southwark,” Richardson, William a learned English divine

“Literary History of France.” Rivet De La Grange, Anthony of the same family as the preceding

“The Lives of the English Bishops from the Restoration to the Revolution, fit to be opposed to the Aspersions of some late Writers of Secret History,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“Natural History of the Mineral Waters of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Derbyshire,” Short, Thomas a physician of the early part of the last century

Died: Stock, Christian a celebrated scholar and Orientalist

“Historia Insectorum generalis; adjicitur dilucidatio, qua specialia cujusvis ordinis exempla figuris accuratissime, tarn naturali magnitudine, quam ope microscopii aucta, illustrantur,” Swammerdam, John an eminent naturalist and anatomist

Died: Tindal, Dr. Matthew an English deistical writer

“A Copy of the Will of Dr. Matthew Tindal, with an account of what passed concerning the same between Mrs. Lucy Price, Eustace Budgell, esq. and Mr. Nicholas Tindal,” Tindal, Nicholas nephew to the preceding

“An Essay on Horse-hoeing Husbandry,” Tull, Jethro a gentleman of an ancient family in Yorkshire

Born: Wedderbuhn, Alexander earl of Rosslyn

“State Dunces,” Whitehead, Paul an English poet and satirist

Born: Wieland, Christopher Martin a voluminous German writer who has been complimented with the title of the Voltaire of Germany (?–1813)

1734

Born: Adelung, John Christopher a learned German grammarian (?–1806)

“Philosophical Dissertations.” Ahlwardt, Peter professor of logic and metaphysics at GreifewaJd

“De Clypeo Carnilli antique,” Ainsworth, Robert an eminent Grammarian and lexicographer (?–1743)

Died: Angelis, Peter a painter of considerable note in the last century

Died: Arbuckle, James, A.M. was born in Glasgow

Died: Arbuthnot, Dr. John a celebrated wit and physician in queen Anne’s reign

“Continuatio catalogi, &c.” Armellini, Mariano a Benedictine monk

Born: Arntzenius, John Henry son of John Arntzenius

Died: Babin, Francis a native of Angers

Died: Barret, George an English landscape painter

Born: Barthes De Marmorions, Paul Joseph a French physician and medical writer

“Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex nummis illustrata, in qua Edessae urbis, Osrhoeni regni, Abgarorum regum, &c. fata explicantur,” Bayer, Theophilus Siegfrid grandson of the preceding

“De imaginario quodam miraculo in gravi oculorum rnorbo, &c.” Behrens, Conrad Bertold a German physician of note

“Manifesto sopra alcune accuse contenute in uno certo parere del signor P. P. Lupi,” Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

“Giustificatione delle replicati accuse del signor P.P. Lupi,” Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

“Novum Test. Grace, cum introdnctione in Crisin N. T. Apparatu Critico, et Epilogo,” Bengel, John Albert a learned German divine

“New organization of the University of Mentz,” Benzel De Sternau, Anselm Francis De a privy counsellor of the electorate of Meritz

“Icon nova ventriculorum cerebri,” Bergen, Charles Augustus De a German anatomist and botanist

“Geometry no friend to Infidelity,” Berkeley, George an eminent and learned prelate

“Histoire critique des Journaux, par Camusat,” Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

Died: Bernier, Nicholas an eminent musician and composer

Born: Besplas, Joseph Mary Anne Gros De doctor of the Sorbonne

“Memoriae historico-criticae librorum rariorum,” Beyer, Augustus a German Protestant minister

Died: Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

Born: Booth, Abraham a pious and popular dissenting minister of the Baptist persuasion

“Present state of the Republic of Letters” Booth, Henry earl of Warrington

Born: Borde, John Benjamin De La a French historical and miscellaneous writer of considerable fame

Died: Boullongne, Bon De eldest son of the preceding

“Historia Vitae Adolphorum Occonum,” Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

“Reflections historical and political.” Burnet, Thomas the third and youngest son of the bishop

“Remarks and Defence upon Whiston’s Theory,” Burnet, Dr. Thomas a most ingenious and learned writer

Born: Calonne, Charles Alexander De an eminent but unfortunate French minister

“Socius ejectus.” Chappelow, Leonard an eminent oriental scholar

Born: Chastellux, Francis John, Marquis De a marshal in the French army

“Traite des Eaux Minerales, Baines et Douches de Vichi,” Chomel, James Francis a French physician

“Hesiod.” Cooke, Thomas a poet and miscellaneous writer

“Examen du Pyrronisme ancienne et moderne,” Crousaz, John Peter De an eminent philosopher and mathematician

Born: Dionis Du Sejour, Achilles Peter one of the first French astronomers of the last century

“Onzieme et douzieme volumes de l‘Hist. d’Angleterre par Rapin,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Born: Eyre, James lord chief justice of the court of common pleas

“Mulierum Grxcarum Frag.” Falconia, Proba a Roman poetess

“De' Tali ed altro Strumeriti lusori degli antichi Romani,” Ficoroni, Francis a famous Roman medallist

Died: Floyer, Sir John an eminent physician

“Diplomatum Belgicorum novu collectio,” Foppens, John Francis an eminent historian and biographer

“The Law of Uses and Trusts,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“The Law and Practice of Ejectments,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Reports of Cases in Equity and Exchequer,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Four discourses on the four last things, viz. Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell,” Greene, Thomas a worthy English prelate

“Thesaurus Morellian us: familiarum Romanarum numismata,” Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Died: Heritier, Marie Jeanne L' de Villandon

Died: Hunter, Robert, Esq. author of the celebrated “Letter on Enthusiasm

“A letter to Mr. Chandler, in vindication of a passage in the bishop of London’s second Pastoral Letter,” Johnson, Thomas an excellent classical scholar and editor

“Remarks upon Spenser’s Poems,” Jortin, Dr. John a learned English divine

“Present State of the Republic of Letters,” Jortin, Dr. John a learned English divine

Died: Lagny, Thomas Fantet De an eminent mathematician

Died: Littleton, Edward LL. D. an English divine and poet

“Rational method of curing Fevers, deduced from the structure of the human body,” Lobb, Theophilus a physician of considerable reputation

Born: Long, Edward author of a valuable History of Jamaica

Born: Macfarlane, Robert a political and miscellaneous writer

Born: Maclaurin, John, Lord Dreghorn son of the preceding

Born: Mercer, James a major in the army

Born: Mercier, Bartholomew a learned bibliographer and miscellaneous writer

Born: Mickle, William Julius an ingenious poet

“Alphabet de la Fee Gracieuse,” Mirabaud, John Baptist a learned man

“On the Causes of the Grandeur and Declension of the Romans,” Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, Baron Of a very celebrated French writer

Died: More, James, Esq. was the son of Arthur More

“The Rival Modes” More, James, Esq. was the son of Arthur More

“De JEre gravi,” Morel, Andrew an eminent antiquary

“Elementa Physicsc,” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

“Memoirs of the Academy of Sciences” Musschenbroeck, Peter De an eminent mathematician and natural philosopher

Born: Mutis, Joseph Celestine a learned Spanish physician

Born: Mylne, Robert an eminent architect

Died: Oldisworth, William a writer well known in the reigns of queen Anne and George I. but of whom little is remembered

“Histoire des Revolutions d' Espagne,” Orleans, Peter Joseph D' a Jesuit who acquired a considerable reputation in his own country as a historian

“Publius Syrus,” Oudin, Francis a learned French Jesuit

Died: Pourchot, Edmund an eminent French professor of philosophy

“Memoires et Instructions pour servir a justifier Pinnocence de messire Franc.ois-Auguste de Thou,” Puy, Peter Du a learned French historian

“History of Insects,” Reaumur, Rene' Anthony Farchault, Sieur De an eminent French naturalist

“Godwin de Prassulibus.” Richardson, William a learned English divine

Died: Ridgley, Thomas an eminent dissenter

Born: Romney, George an eminent modern artist

Born: Rozier, Francis an eminent agricultural writer

“The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with explanatory notes taken from the most approved commentators. To which is prefixed, a preliminary Discourse,” Sale, George a learned Englishman

Born: Sharp, Granville eminent as a Christian

Died: Sulzer, John George a very eminent German

“Opera Philosophica et Mineralia,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

Died: Terrasson, Matthew an eminent advocate to the parliament of Paris

Died: Tillemans, Peter a landscape-painter

“Thesis de prsestantia et usu Plantarum in medicina.” Tozzetti, John Targioni an eminent botanist

“Four last Things,” Trapp, Joseph an English divine

Died: Trembley, Abraham an eminent naturalist

“De vasis linguee salivalibus,” Trew, Christopher James an eminent naturalist

Born: Twining, Thomas a learned divine

Died: Uffembach, Zachary Conrade D' a very learned German

Died: Vaissette, Joseph a French historian

Died: Villars, Louis Hector, Duke Of marshal of France

“The Memoirs of M. de Villars” Villars, Louis Hector, Duke Of marshal of France

“Commentary on the Pandects,” Voetius, Gisbert an eminent Dutch divine

Born: Wales, William a mathematician and astronomer of great talents

Born: Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

Died: Wild, Henry a tailor

Died: Williams, Charles Hanbury a statesman and wit of considerable temporary fame

Died: Wodrow, Robert a Scotch ecclesiastical historian

“De Clypeo Camilli antique,” Woodward, John an eminent natural philosopher

Born: Wright, Joseph commonly called Wright of Derby (?–1797)

Born: Wynne, Edward a learned barrister and law-writer