Events noted in 1764

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1763 1765


“Thoughts on the dismission of Officers, civil and military, for their conduct in Parliament,” Adair, James an English lawyer

“Œuvres posthumes,” Ardene, Esprit-Jean De Rome D' a French poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Gazette litteraire de l'Europe,” Arnaud, Francis a French miscellaneous writer of considerable note

“The Companion to the Playhouse,” Baker, Henry an ingenious and diligent naturalist

Died: Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

“Tractatus de morbis venereis,” Bassius, Henry a surgeon and anatomist of considerable reputation

“Abreg6 de Phistoire des Insectes,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

“Les droits de la religion sur le coeur de rhomme,” Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

“The history of the life of Jesus Christ, taken from the New Testament; with observations and reflections proper to illustrate the excellence of his character, and the divinity of his mission and religion,” Benson, George a learned and eminent dissenting teacher

“Observationum medicarum quse anatomise superstructae sunt, collectio prima,” Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

“Elements primitifs des Langues, &c.” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester a French writer of considerable note

“An Essay on the History of Learning,” Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

“Course of Mathematics for the use of the Marine, with a treatise on Navigation,” Bezout, Stephen a celebrated French mathematician

“De antiquitate sodinarum metallicarum,” Bidermann, John Theophilus a very learned and voluminous German writer

“Dissertation sur l‘inutilite de l’Amputation,” Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

“Letters between col. Robert Hammond, governor of the Isle of Wight, and the committee of lords and commons at Derbyhouse, general Fairfax, lieut.-general Cromwell, commissary general Ireton, &c. relating to king Charles I. while he was confined in Carisbrooke-castle in that island. Now first published. To which is prefixed a letter from John Ashburnham, esq. to a friend, concerning his deportment towards the king, in his attendance on his majesty at Hampton-court, and in the Isle of Wight,” Birch, Thomas a late valuable historical and biographical writer

“Contemplations of Nature” Bonnet, Charles an eminent natural philosopher

“Œconomical and Medical Observations from 1738 to 1763, tending to the improvement of Medical Hospitals,” Brocklesby, Richard an eminent English physician

“Remarks.” Brown, John an ingenious English writer

“Sunday Thoughts,” Browne, Moses vicar of Olney in Buckinghamshire

“Considerazioni sopra le cose della grandezza dei Romani, trad, del Montesquieu,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Reflessioni critiche sopra ii carattere e le gesta d'Alessandro Magno,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Heureusement,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Œconomy of the Gospel,” Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“History of the establishment of Christianity, taken from Jewish and Pagan authors alone,” Bullet, John Baptist a learned French writer

“Sermons,” Burton, John a learned divine

“Dissertations on the Gout, and all Chronical diseases,” Cadogan, William a physician of considerable note in London

Died: Cantwell, Andrew a native of Tipperary in Ireland

Died: Carter, Elizabeth an English lady of profound learning and genius

“Eloge de Rameau,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“Sur le sort de la poesie, en ce siecle philosophe, avec un dissertation sur Homere,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

Died: Cheselden, William an eminent surgeon and anatomist

“Independence” Churchill, Charles an English poet of unquestionable genius

Died: Cobden, Edward a chaplain in ordinary to George II. was educated at Trinity college

“Pulcheria Commersonia.” Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

“VerVert,” Cooper, John Gilbert an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Comfort for the Afflicted under every affliction, with suitable devotions,” Dodd, Dr. William an ingenious divine

“Charge to the Clergy of the archdeaconry of Berks,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“A Letter to the Proprietors of East-India Stock, on the subject of lord dive’s Jaghire, occasioned by his lordship’s letter on that subject,” Dunning, John Lord Ashburton

“The Patron,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“I, fugias, celeri volitans per nubila cursu,” Fox, Charles James one of the most illustrious statesmen of modern times

Died: Furietti, Joseph Alexander an Italian cardinal and antiquary

“L'Homme de lettres,” Garnier, John James an ingenious French writer

“Lettere Accademiche,” Genovesi, Antony or

“Timoleon,” Harpe, John Francis De La one of the ablest French writers of the last century

Died: Henley, Anthony an English gentleman of parts and learning

“The Earl of Warwick,” Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

“India Tracts,” Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

Died: Horrebow, Peter a celebrated Danish astronomer

“Memoirs” Jackson, John an English divine

“On Canine Madness,” James, Dr. Robert an English physician of great eminence

“The Suffolk Traveller,” Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

“Vindiciie Horatianae,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus an eminent German critic

“Stratonis epigrammata, uunc primum edita,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus an eminent German critic

“Epistolae Homericae,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus an eminent German critic

Died: Lafitau, Peter Francis brother to the preceding

“The System of the World.” Lambert, John Henry an eminent mathematician and astronomer

“New method of computing the sums of a great number of infinite series.” Landen, John an eminent mathematician

“Projet d‘un canal et d’un pont sur les cotes de Picardie,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“Le Fanatisme de Philosophes,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“Necessit6 d‘une reforme dans l’administration de la justice et des lois civiles de France,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“La Dime royale,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“Memoire sur la lgitimite des naissances pr^tendues tardives,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“The History of Henry the Second,” Lyttelton, George an elegant English writer

“Mathematical Institutions,” Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

“Biographia Philosophica, or Lives of Philosophers,” Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

“The Merry Philosopher, or Thoughts on Jesting,” Meier, George Frederic a German writer on philosophical subjects

“Annotations, critical and grammatical, on chap. I. v. 1 to 14 of the Gospel according to St. John,” Merrick, James an English divine and poet

“Academy of Inscriptions at Paris,” Michaelis, John David a celebrated biblical critic

Born: Morland, George an eminent but very unhappy artist (?–1804)

Born: Newland, Peter a Dutch author

Born: Nieuwland, Peter professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Leyden

“Elementa Botanica,” Oeder, George Christian an eminent botanist

“Three Discourses on Eternity, and the Importance and Advantage of looking at Eternal Things,” Orton, Job an eminent divine among the dissenters

“Simula, quibus Siciliae veteris rudera, additis antiquitatum tabulis illustrantur,” Orville, James-Philip D' a very learned critic

“Observations on the Four Gospels, tending chiefly to ascertain the times of their publication, and to illustrate the form and manner of their composition,” Owen, Henry a learned English divine

Born: Pacuvius, Marcus a Latin tragic poet

Died: Panard, Charles-Francis a French poet

“The Case between Gerizirn and Ebal,” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

“Five Pieces of Runic Poetry,” Percy, Thomas a late learned prelate

“Consultation en faveur des Naissances tardives,” Petit, Anthony a celebrated French anatomist

“The History of the Life of Reginald Pole,” Phillips, Thomas a Roman catholic divine

“Astronomy,” Pingke, Alexander Guy a French mathematician and astronomer

“Concorde de la Geographic des differens ages,” Pluche, Antony a French writer

“Harmonic des Pseaumes et de PEvangile,” Pluche, Antony a French writer

Died: Pompadour, Jane, Antoinette, Poisson marchioness of

Died: Pontoppidan, Eric bishop of Bergen

“Tr. des Obligations,” Pothier, Robert Joseph son of a counsellor to the presidial of Orleans (16991772)

“Almena,” Rolt, Richard an English historical and miscella* neous writer

“Essai historique-critique sur l'origine de la puissance temporelle des Papcs,” Sabbathier, Francis a learned French writer

“Lt-s quaires parties du jour” St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

“A Treatise of the Colica Pictonum, or Dry Belly-ache,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day

Died: Smith, George of Ch'uhester

“Sapientia angelica de Divina Providentia,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“Emendationes in Suidam, in quibus plurima loca veterum Grsecorum, Sophoclis et Aristophanis imprimis, cum explicantur turn emenclantur,” Toup, Jonathan a very eminent critic

“Eciaircissemens sur les Mceurs,” Toussaint, Francis Vincent a French writer

Died: Tull, Jethro a gentleman of an ancient family in Yorkshire

“The History of the Modern Taste in Gardening.” Walpole, Horace third and youngest son of sir Robert Walpole

Died: Whytt, Robert an eminent physician

“Some Enquiries concerning the first inhabitants, learning, and letters of Europe, by a member of the Society of Antiquaries, London;” Wise, Francis a learned antiquary

“The Use, Value, and Improvement, of various Readings shewn and illustrated, in a Sermon preached before the University of Oxford, at St. Mary’s, on Sunday Oct. 18, 1761,” Worthington, William a learned English divine