Events noted in 1789

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.

1788 1790


“Unanswerable objections against the Abolition of the Slave-Trade,” Adair, James Makittrick a physician

“Essays on Fashionable Diseases,” Adair, James Makittrick a physician

Died: Adams, William master of Pembroke College

Died: Albon, Claude Camille, Francois Count D' a descendant of the preceding

“Auctuarium ad Flora Pedemontana,” Allioni, Charles a celebrated Piedmontese physician

“Dictionnaire Tatarmantcheou-Français,” Amiot, Father one of the most learned French missionaries in China

Died: Amory, Thomas esq. the son of counsellor Amory

“Observations on Slavery; particularly with a view to its efforts on the British Colonies in the West Indies,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Recherches historiques et geographiques sur ITnde,” Anquetil-Duperron, Abraham Hyacinth brother to the preceding

“Petri Artedi Synonymia Piscium,” Artedi, Peter a Swedish physician and naturalist

“An introductory essay to the knowledge of Animals and Minerals,” Batsch, Augustus John George Charles a learned contributor to the science of Botany

Died: Beauzee, Nicholas one of the French academy

Died: Belgrado, James an eminent Italian mathematician

“The Friends, or the benevolent Planters,” Bellamy, Thomas an English miscellaneous writer

Died: Benvenuti, Charles an Italian Jesuit

“Refutation du Contrat Social,” Berthier, William Francis a French writer of considerable note

“New Military Library,” Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

“Abregè chronologique des principaux faits arrives depuis Henoch jusqu'a. Jesus Christ,” Borde, John Benjamin De La a French historical and miscellaneous writer of considerable fame

“Georgii Fragmentum Graeco-Copto-Thebaicum,” Borgia, Stephen a learned Roman cardinal

Died: Brooke, Frances whose maiden name was Moore

Died: Brotier, Gabriel an eminent classical scholar and editor

“Maximes du gouvernement monarchique,” Buat-Nancay, Louis Gabriel Du chevalier and count of Nanay

Died: Camper, Peter an eminent physician and surgeon

“A Dissertation on the fracture of the patella and olecranon,” Camper, Peter an eminent physician and surgeon

“Traduction libre de trois odes d'Horace,” Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim a French poet and miscellaneous writer

“Miscellanies, philosophical, medical, and moral,” Christie, Thomas an ingenious writer

“Notus in fratres animi paterni.” Cleghorn, George a learned physician

Died: Cleland, John was the son of colonel Cleland

“Plan for promoting the Fur-trade, and securing it to this Country, by uniting the Operations of the East India and Hudson’s Bay Companies,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Examen detaillté de l'importante question de Putilite des places fortes et retranchments,” Darci

“De la force militaire considered dans ses rapports conservateurs,” Darci

Died: Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse an elegant Latin poet

“Poems” Ebert, John Arnold who was born at Hamburgh Feb. 8

Died: Egede, Hans an enterprising Danish missionary

“Account of his own Mission,” Egede, Hans an enterprising Danish missionary

Died: Ellis, John a miscellaneous writer of some reputation in the last age

“Christ crucified; or the Scripture doctrine of the Atonement, in four discourses,” Evans, Caleb a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion at Bristol (17371791)

Died: Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Died: Galiani, Ferdinand an Italian wit

“Devoirs du prince et du citoyen,” Gebelin, Anthony Court De an eminent French writer of the last century

“Supplement to the Treatise on ancient Armour and Weapons,” Grose, Francis an eminent English antiquary

“Essai sur l‘histoire de Cornices de Rome, des etats generaux de France, et du parlement d’Angleterre,” Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip a French writer who attained some share of reputation among the encyclopedists

“Epistles” Homer, Henry an excellent classical scholar

“Sallust. ex cditione Cortii,” Homer, Henry an excellent classical scholar

“De Oratoribus,” Homer, Henry an excellent classical scholar

Died: Jerusalem, John-Frederick William an eminent German divine

“Elemens de Chymie,” Lavoisier, Anthony Lawrence a distinguished chemical philosopher

“I am not ashamed to tell you that I am a Jew by choice, and not because I was born a Jew; far from it; for I am clearly of opinion that every person endowed with ratiocination ought to have a clear idea of the truth of revelation, and a just ground of his faith, as far as human evidence can go.” Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Lyonet, Peter an eminent naturalist

“Juvenal and Persius,” Madan, Martin a celebrated preacher and writer

Died: Meyer, Jeremiah an excellent miniature painter

Died: Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

Died: Olivieri, Hannibal a learned Italian antiquary

“The Modes of Quotation used by the Evangelical writers explained and vindicated,” Owen, Henry a learned English divine

“History of early Printing at Nuremberg to the year 1500,” Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

“Precis historique de la prise de la Bastille,” Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

“Histoirede France pendant trois mois,” Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

Died: Ritson, Isaac a young man of very considerable literary talents

Born: Roberts, Barré Charles an ingenious young writer and medallist

“Metrologie, ou Tables pour servir a l‘intelligence des poids et des mesures des anciens d’apres leur rapport avec les poids et les mesures de la France,” Rome De L'Isle, John Baptist Louis a distinguished French mineralogist

“Account of the Influenza,” Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

“Summa theologize sacrse,” Sanchez, Peter Anthony a learned Spanish ecclesiastic

“The Naturalist’s Miscellany,” Shaw, George an eminent naturalist

“The Topographer,” Shaw, Steering the historian of Staffordshire

“De diversa. febris continuce remittentis causa,” Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

“Select Views in Leicestershire, from original Drawings,” Throsby, John a topographical writer

“Essays on important subjects,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Vernet, Joseph a celebrated French marine painter

“The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton. In a series of letters to the hon. Daines Barrington and Thomas Pennant, esq.” White, Gilbert an English divine (?–1793)