Events noted in 1725

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.

1720 1730


Publication: “De Vita et rebus gestis Mohammedis liber, Arab, et Lat. cum notis,” by Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

Publication: “Systema Jurisprudentiae Medicse,” by Alberti, Michael physician

Born: Allioni, Charles physician

Publication: “Observations introductory to an historical Essay on the Knighthood of the Bath,” by Anstis, John writer

Publication: “De titulis quos S. Evaristus Romania presbyteris distribuit,” by Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

Publication: “Vigneul Marvilliana,” by Argonne, Noel, Called Dom Bonaventure D' was born at Paris in 1634

Publication: “Dissertationes de colore et tinclura comarum et de civitate Romana Apostoli Pauli,” by Arntzenius, John philologist

Publication: “Histoire de la Theriaque,” by Bagard, Charles physician

Publication: “Anti-Baillet” by Baillet, Adrian critic

Publication: “Original Poems, serious and humourous,” by Baker, Henry naturalist

Born: Bakewell, Robert the most successful and celebrated experimental farmer ever known in England

Died: Baldini, John Anthony an Italian count

Publication: “La defence du droit de la compagnie Hollandoise des Indes Orientales, contre les nouvelles pretensions des habitans des Pais Bas Autrichiens, &c.” by Barbeyrac, John was born the 15th of March 1674

Died: Basil, St. surnamed The Great

Publication: “Thesaurus Monumentorum Eccl. et Hist. &c.” by Basnage, James de Franquener

Died: Baune, James De La Jesuit

Publication: “Novi Testarmenti Graeci recte cauteque adornandi prodromus,” by Bengel, John Albert divine

Publication: “Agide re di Sparta,” by Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

Publication: “De Trajano non Optimo,” by Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

Publication: “De Stephanophoris veterum,” by Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

Born: Bergius, Bengts a commissary of the bank of Stockholm

Publication: “Delectus argumentorum,” by Bergler, Stephen was born at Hermanstadt

Born: Bever, Thomas scholar

Publication: “Dissertatio historico-catoptrica de speculo Archimedis,” by Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

Publication: “Dilucidationes philosophies; de Deo, anima, &c.” by Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

Publication: “A treatise on the Spleen and Vapours, or hypochonclriacal and hysterical affections; with three discourses on the nature and cure of the Cholic, Melancholy, and Palsy,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Publication: “A critical dissertation upon the Spleen,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Publication: “Just prejudices against the Arian hypothesis,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Publication: “Histoire physique de la Mer,” by Boerhaave, Herman physician

Publication: “Anatomical works,” by Boerhaave, Herman physician

Died: Bonanni, Philip Jesuit

Publication: “The principal and peculiar notion of a late book, entitled, The religion of nature delineated, considered, and refuted,” by Bott, Thomas clergyman

Born: Bowle, John scholar

Publication: “An instruction to a person newly confirmed, &c.” by Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. divine

Publication: “Elemens de Metaphysique a la portée de tout le monde,” by Buffier, Claude a learned metaphysician

Publication: “Thesaurus monumentorum ecclesiasticorum & historicorum,” by Canisius, Henry the nephew of Peter Canisius

Publication: “Bp. Burnet’s late History charged with great partiality,” by Capel, Arthur eldest son and heir of the preceding

Publication: “Sir Ralph Winwood’s Memorials,” by Carleton, Sir Dudley Lord Dorchester

Died: Catherine, Alexievna a country girl of the name of Martha

Publication: “A Defence of Christianity from the prophecies of the Old Testament, wherein are considered all the objections against this kind of proof advanced in a late Discourse on the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion,” by Chandler, Edward prelate

Publication: “Diet, de Justice, Police, et Finances,” by Chasles, Gregory De who was born August 17

Died: Chauvin, Stephen clergyman

Born: Clive, Robert son of Richard Clive

Born: Clover, Joseph an ingenious professor of the veterinary art

Publication: “Practical Discourses” by Collier, Jeremy divine

Publication: “Collection of Treatises on the Bath Waters,” by Coryate, Thomas the eccentric son of the preceding

Publication: “De Summa pryedicationis apostolicae, quod Jesus sit Christus,” by Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Publication: “Compendium Logicrc,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Publication: “Reflexions sur Futilite des mathematiques,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Born: Darcy, Patrick, Count of a noble and ancient family in Ireland

Publication: “The Life and Piracies of captain Singleton,” by De Foe, Daniel writer

Born: Dyer, Samuel a man of great learning (?–1772)

Born: Ebert, John Arnold who was born at Hamburgh Feb. 8

Publication: “Sermons upon various subjects, preached to young people,” by Evans, John divine (16801730)

Died: Fiddes, Richard divine

Publication: “Historia Cœlestis Britannica,” by Flamsteed, John astronomer

Died: Fleury, Claude historian

Publication: “The History of Physic, from the time of Galen to the beginning of the sixteenth century, chiefly with regard to practice: in a discourse written to Dr. Mead.” by Freind, John physician

Died: Gacon, Francis poet

Publication: “The Moral Characters of Theophrastus, translated from the Greek, with notes, and a Critical Essay on Characteristic Writing,” by Gally, Henry divine

Publication: “Dissertatio Inauguralis de solidis humani corporis partibus,” by Gaubius, Jerome David physician

Born: Glass, John son of the above

Publication: “De Perspiratione insensibili,” by Gorter, John De physician

Died: Gouye, Thomas mathematician

Publication: “A Defence of our ancient and modern Historians against the frivolous cavils of a late pretender to. Critical History, in which the false quotations smd unjust inferences of the anonymous author are confuted and exposed in the manner they deserve, la two parts,” by Grey, Zachary divine

Publication: “An Appendix by way of Answer to the Critical Historian’s Review,” by Grey, Zachary divine

Died: Harris, Walter physician

Publication: “Lucretius,” by Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Born: Howe, Richard fourth viscount Howe

Publication: “Sacrae antiquitatis monumenta historica, dogmatica, diplomatica,” by Hugo, Charles Louis a voluminous author in Latin and French

Publication: “The Student’s Companion, or reason of the law,” by Jacob, Giles writer

Publication: “Conspectus Therapeiae generalis, &c. Tabnlis 20 methodo Stahliana conscriptus,” by Juncker, Gottlob John physician

Died: Ibbot, Dr. Benjamin writer

Born: Keppel, Augustus a celebrated English admiral

Born: Kippis, Andrew divine

Born: Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

Born: Lorry, Anne-Charles physician

Born: Lort, Michael clergyman

Publication: “Enquiry, whether the general practice of virtue tends to the wealth or poverty, benefit or disadvantage, of a people? In which the pleas offered by the author of The Fable of the Bees, for the usefulness of vice and roguery, are considered; with some thoughts concerning a toleration of public stews,” by Mandeville, Bernard De an author of temporary celebrity in the last century for his writings

Publication: “A Stage-coach Journey to Exeter,” by Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

Publication: “Bath Intrigues,” by Manley, De La Riviere an English lady

Publication: “Histoire Physique de la Mer,” by Marsigli, Lewis Ferdinand an Italian

Born: Mason, William divine

Publication: “The Fatal Extravagance, a tragedy, enlarged,” by Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

Born: Montucla, John Stephen mathematician

Publication: “An Introduction to the Reading of the New Testament, being a translation of that of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant, prefixed to their edition of the New Testament,” by Morant, Philip antiquary

Publication: “De pura dictione Latina,” by Morhof, Daniel George a very learned German

Publication: “Tablettes Geographiques,” by Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Died: Nesbit, Alexander was the youngest son of lord-president Nesbit

Born: Newton, John clergyman

Publication: “A Scheme of Discipline, with Statutes intended to be established by a royal charter for the education of youth in Hert-hall;” by Newton, Richard founder of Hertford college

Publication: “The Voyages of John Ouvington to Surat, and divers parts of Asia and Africa; containing the History of the Revolution in the kingdom of Golconda, and some observations upon Silk- Worms,” by Niceron, John Peter one of the most useful French biographers

Publication: “Religion and Philosophy, a Tale;” by Pack, Richardson writer

Publication: “A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians,” by Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Publication: “Dissertation on the Council of Constance,” by Petit-Didier, Matthew Benedictine

Publication: “Comm. des observations et consultations surlaContume d'Anjou,” by Pineau, Gabriel Du lawyer

Publication: “Belisarius.” by Quin, James a celebrated actor

Born: Ramler, Charles William poet

Publication: “Medicinal Earths.” by Rivinus, Augustus Qurinus botanist

Died: Rue, Charles De La orator

Born: Scopoli, John Anthony naturalist

Publication: “Memoir on the Natural History of Medicinal Waters,” by Short, Thomas physician

Died: Smith, John divine

Publication: “IterBoreale,” by Stukeley, William antiquary

Publication: “Essay on the Truth of the Christian Religion; wherein its real foundation upon the Old Testament is shown” by Sykes, Arthur Ashley divine

Publication: “Antiquitates Prioratus majoris Malverne,” by Thomas, William born in 1670

Publication: “Ecclesiastical Discipline,” by Thomassin, Lewis divine

Publication: “Arsacidarum impetium, sive regum Parthorum histoiia ad fidem numismatum accommodata,” by Vaillant, John Foi a great medallist

Publication: “UnTraite du Mouvement et de laMesure des Eaux Courantes, &c.” by Varignon, Peter mathematician

Born: Venn, Henry divine

Publication: “Curse philologicae et criticae in omnes libros N. T.” by Wolfe, John Christopher scholar


Publication: “Specimen medicoe Theologicae,” by Alberti, Michael physician

Publication: “Pleasant Musical Companion,” by Aldrich, Henry divine

Died: Alsop, Anthony writer

Died: Ancourt, Florent-Carton D' writer

Publication: “Componimenti poetici delle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni seculo,” by Andreini, Isabella was born at Padua in 1562

Publication: “Assertio pro unico S. Eucherio Lugdunensi Episcopo. Opus posthumum. Accedit Concilium Regiense sub Rostagno Metrop. Aquensi anni 1285, nunc primo prodit integrum et notis illustratum opera Car. Antelmi designati Episc. Grassens. Praepos. Foroj.” by Antelmi, Joseph antiquary

Publication: “Oratio de delectu scriptorum qui juventuti in scholis prcelegendi sunt,” by Arntzenius, John philologist

Died: Baccalar-Y-Sanna, Don Vincent marquis of St

Born: Ballexserd, N. James citizen of Geneva

Publication: “Componimenti poetici dc-lle piu illustri rimatrici d'ogni secolo,” by Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

Born: Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

Publication: “Epistola anatomica adJosephum. Puteum Bononiensem,” by Bianchi, John naturalist

Publication: “Discourses on the Gout, Rheumatism, and the King’s Evil,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Died: Boivin, John professor of Greek in the royal college of Paris

Died: Brady, Dr. Nicholas divine

Born: Bruckner, John divine

Publication: “English acquisitions in Guinea and the East Indies,” by Burton, Robert was a name placed in the titlepages of a numerous set of popular volumes printed about the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century

Born: Casteels, Peter artist

Died: Chaulieu, William Anfreye De was born at Fontenay in Normandy

Died: Clagett, Nicolas was born in May 1654

Publication: “Life and Posthumous Works,” by Claridge, Richard writer

Publication: “Xenophont. Ephesii Ephesiacorum Libri V. de Amoribus Anthite et Abrocomse,” by Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Born: Coote, Sir Eyke was the son of Chidley Coote

Born: Cotes, Francis artist

Publication: “De genuina indole fidei Jesum ceu Christum recipientis,” by Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Died: Craufurd, David, Esq. was born at Drumsoy near Glasgow

Publication: “Memoires pour servir a l‘histoire des troubles arrives en Suisse a I’occasion du Consensus,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Publication: “De logic-ce cum physica, et de mathesceos cum utraque, et utriusque cum mathesi reciproco nexu,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Publication: “De niente hutnana, &c. dissert, philosophicotheologica,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Publication: “Traite d'Algebra,” by Crousaz, John Peter De mathematician

Born: Dalrymple, David antiquary

Publication: “Political History of the Devil,” by De Foe, Daniel writer

Publication: “A System of Magic,” by De Foe, Daniel writer

Born: Deleyue, Alexander one of the French Encyclopaedists

Publication: “Miscellanea Curiosa,” by Derham, William divine

Publication: “Memoires de litterature,” by Desmolets, Peter Nicolas librarian of the house of the oratory in the rue St

Publication: “Philosophical Observations and Experiments of Dr. Robert Hooke,” by Digby, Sir Kenelm philosopher

Publication: “A history of the lateral operation for the stone,” by Douglas, James physician

Died: Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

Publication: “A volume of Sermons in French,” by Durand, David preacher

Born: Fabricy, Gabriel Dominican

Died: Feller, Joachim Frederic was born at Leipsic

Publication: “Philosophical Works, or a demonstration of the Existence of God, by proofs drawn from Nature,” by Fenelon, Francis De Salignac De La Motte archbishop

Publication: “Observations on Dr. Freind’s History of Physic, &c.” by Freind, John physician

Born: Furneaux, Pmup clergyman

Died: Gabbiani, Antony Domenick artist

Born: Gabrini, Thomas Maria

Born: Gin, Peter Louis Claude writer

Publication: “The principles of religion explained for the instruction of the weak,” by Greene, Thomas prelate

Publication: “Josephus,” by Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Publication: “Notizia de Libri rari nella Lingua Italiana,” by Haym, Nicolas Francis a native of Rome

Born: Howard, John the indefatigable friend of the poor and unfortunate

Born: Hutton, James philosopher

Publication: “A New and Fall Method of settling the Canonical Authority of the New Testament,” by Jones, Jeremiah divine

Born: Jones, William divine

Born: Ingram, Robert divine

Publication: “Euripidis Hecuba, Orestes, & Phcenissæ,” by King, John rector of Chelsea

Publication: “Dean Colet,” by Knight, Samuel, D. D. antiquary

Died: Kolben, Peter traveller

Born: Larcher, Peter Henry scholar

Publication: “Vindication of the Church of England,” by Lindsay, John divine (16861768)

Born: Madan, Martin preacher

Publication: “Dictionnaire Geographique, Historique, et Critique,” by Martiniere, Anthony-Augustin Bruzen De La a French author of considerable celebrity about the beginning of the last century

Publication: “The works of Andrew Marvell, esq.” by Marvell, Andrew writer

Born: Mengs, Antony Raphael painter

Publication: “De medicorum apud veteres Romanos degentiiuu coiulitione dissertatio qua, contra viros celeberrimos Jacobutn Sponimn &, Richardum Meadium, servilem atque ignobilem earn fuisse ostenditur,” by Middleton, Conyers divine

Publication: “A Vindication of the Church of England,” by Milbourne, Luke writer

Born: Millot, Claude Francis Xavier historian

Publication: “Osteology, or Treatise on the Anatomy of the Bones,” by Monro, Alexander, M. D. anatomist

Born: Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

Publication: “Abrege de Chronologic,” by Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Publication: “Entretiens de Ciceron sur la nature des Dieux,” by Olivet, Joseph Thoulier D' writer

Died: Palomino, Don Acislo Antonio Y Velasco painter

Born: Paoli, Pascal De a very distinguished character in modern times

Publication: “Reverendi admodum in Christo patris Samuelis Parkeri episcopi de rebus sui temporis commentariorum libri quatuor,” by Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Pennant, Thomas traveller

Born: Philidor, Andrew musician

Born: Robertson, Joseph divine

Died: Rysbrach, John Michael a very eminent sculptor

Publication: “A Survey of the Roman Antiquities in the Midland Counties in England,” by Salmon, Nathaniel antiquary

Publication: “Homo diluvii testis,” by Scheuchzer, John James naturalist

Died: Schmidt, John Andrew divine

Publication: “Elements of Geometry” by Schmidt, John Andrew divine

Died: Sewell, George poet and physician

Publication: “Dictionary,” by Sewell, William historian

Publication: “New Practice of Physic,” by Shaw, Peter physician

Publication: “Sixty Sermons,” by Smalridge, George prelate

Died: Smith, William divine

Publication: “Sermons” by Terrasson, Andrew the first of a literary family of considerable note in France

Publication: “Winter,” by Thomson, James poet

Publication: “Posthumous Works” by Toland, John writer

Publication: “On Budgel’s Philosopher’s Prayer,” by Trapp, Joseph divine

Born: Tyers, Thomas writer

Publication: “School-Master,” by Upton, James scholar

Died: Valentinus, Michael Bernard writer

Died: Vernon, Thomas lawyer

Born: Weisse, Christian Felix poet

Died: West, Richard lord-chancellor of Ireland

Died: Wharton, Philip, Duke Of was born about 1699

Publication: “Grounds and reasons of the Christian Religion;” by Whiston, William divine (16671752)

Died: Whitby, Daniel divine

Born: Wolfe, Major- General James a brave English officer

Publication: “Johannis Confratris et Monachi Glastoniensis Chronica,” by Wood, Anthony antiquary


Died: Abbadie, James divine

Born: Adanson, Michel naturalist

Publication: “Periculum criticum in quo loca quædam cum V. ac N. T. tum Hesychii et aliorum, illustrantur, vindicantur, emendantur,” by Alberti, John professor of Divinity in the university of Leyden

Died: Aler, Paul Jesuit

Publication: “Opere inedite di Ludovico Castelvetro,” by Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

Publication: “Botanicou Parisiense,” by Aubriet, Claude painter

Publication: “Horti medici acad. Altorf. Historia,” by Baier, John James physician

Born: Barrington, The Hon. Daines was born in 1727

Born: Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La writer

Publication: “Trias casuum memorabilium medicorum,” by Behrens, Conrad Bertold physician

Born: Belloi, Peter Lawrence Buyrette Du of the French academy

Born: Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

Publication: “Epistolas Anatomicse duse,” by Bianchi, John Baptist anatomist

Publication: “A Latin translation of Hughes’s Ode to the Creator.” by Birch, Thomas writer

Publication: “Dissertations on a Dropsy, a Tympany, the Jaundice, the Stone, and the Diabetes,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Born: Blondel, James Augustus physician

Publication: “Botanicon Parisiense,” by Boerhaave, Herman physician

Publication: “Miscellaneous Tracts.” by Bowyer, William the most learned English printer of whom we have any account (?–1777)

Publication: “Practical Discourses concerning the four elements, as they relate to the growth of plants,” by Bradley, Richard writer

Publication: “Ecclesiastes of Erasmus.” by Bray, Thomas divine

Died: Bretonnier, Bartholomew Joseph advocate of the parliament of Paris

Publication: “Institutiones Historiae Philosophicae,” by Brucker, John James the learned author of the “History of Philosophy

Publication: “Opuscula Medico botanica,” by Bruckman, Francis Ernest botanist

Publication: “Miscellanea Sacra,” by Buddeus, John Francis divine

Publication: “Phsedrus,” by Burman, Peter philologist

Publication: “Abridged system of Mathematics,” by Castel, Lewis Bertrand philosopher

Born: Castello, Gabriel Lancelot antiquary

Publication: “Courtier,” by Castiglione, Balthazar an eminent Italian nobleman

Publication: “Reflections on the Conduct of the Modern Deists, in their late writings against Christianity,” by Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Chapone, Hester an ingenious English lady

Born: Cipriani, John Baptist artist

Publication: “Medicinae laudatio in Gymnasio Pisis habita,” by Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Publication: “Defence of the doctrine of the Resurrection of the same Body,” by Cockburn, Catharine a lady much distinguished by her literary accomplishments

Born: Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

Publication: “Positiones theolog. ex pastorali instructione sancti Pauli ad Titum data,” by Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Died: Croft, William musician

Publication: “De legibus,” by Davies, John critic

Publication: “History of the Devil.” by De Foe, Daniel writer

Publication: “Nouvelles dccouvertes en medicine,” by Desault, Peter physician

Publication: “Summer” by Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

Publication: “Imitations tirees du Latin de Jean Bonnefons, avec autres amours et melanges poetiques,” by Durant not Durand

Died: Eyben, Hulderie lawyer

Born: Falk, John Peter one of the scientific travellers

Publication: “The Resurrection of the same numerical body, and its re-union to the same soul; against Mr. Locke’s notion of personality and identity.” by Felton, Henry divine

Died: Folkes, Martin antiquary

Publication: “Elements of the Geometry of Infinites,” by Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Publication: “The duty of Public Worship proved, to which are added directions for a devout behaviour therein, drawn chiefly from the holy scriptures and the liturgy of the church of England; and an account of the method of the Common Prayer, by way of question and answer.” by Fox, Francis clergyman

Publication: “Adami de Domersham Hist, de rebus gestis Glastonensibus,” by Fox, John divine

Born: Frisi, Paul mathematician

Publication: “Introductio ad prudentiam; or directions, counsels and cautions, tending to prudent management of affairs of common life,” by Fuller, Thomas physician

Born: Gainsborough, Thomas artist

Publication: “Beggar’s Opera;” by Gay, John poet

Born: Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

Publication: “De Secretione humorum in sanguine,” by Gorter, John De physician

Publication: “De Respirationis mechanismo et usu genuino,” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Publication: “Elementa Physices, methodo Mathematica in usum auditorum conscripta,” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Publication: “Account of his Life and Writings,” by Hammond, Anthony, Esq. descended from a family long situated at Somersham-place

Publication: “Series numismatum antiquorum Henr. Adriani a Mark,” by Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Publication: “Historical and Critical Remarks,” by Higgons, Bevil younger son of sir Thomas

Publication: “Fœdera,” by Holmes, George antiquary (?–1749)

Died: Hooper, Dr. George divine

Died: Hoste, Paul born May 19

Died: Jenkin, Robert divine

Born: Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

Born: Jerningham, Edward poet

Died: Leng, John prelate

Publication: “Continuation,” by Lewis, John antiquary

Died: Martelli, Peter James poet

Publication: “A treatise on the Religion of the ancient Gauls,” by Martin, James Benedictine

Publication: “Commentarium in mutilum Campanioe Atnphitheatri titulum, aliasque nonnullas Inscriptiones,” by Mazochi, Alexius Symmachus antiquary

Died: Menzikoff, Alexander was a prince of the Russian empire

Publication: “The Translation of the Notes of Mess, de Beausobre and Lenfant on St. Matthew’s Gospel,” by Morant, Philip antiquary

Born: Murphy, Arthur writer

Publication: “An Ode to the Queen, on the happy accession of their Majesties to the Crown,” by Newcomb, Thomas son of a worthy clergy

Publication: “A System of the World,” by Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Publication: “Ethica Christiana” by Ostervald, John Frederick one of the most celebrated Swiss divines of the latter age

Died: Pattison, William poet

Publication: “A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle to the, Hebrews,” by Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Publication: “Dissertation sur une Nouvelle Methode de faire l'Operation de la Cataracte,” by Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

Publication: “Miscellany,” by Pitt, Christopher poet

Publication: “Money’s the Mistress” by Quin, James a celebrated actor

Publication: “Scheme;” by Rogers, Dr. John divine

Publication: “Decameron” by Rolli, Paul Antonio a learned Italian

Born: Sanders, Robert writer

Publication: “Discours sur la Methode de Franco, et sur celle de M. Rau touchant l'Operation de la Taille,” by Senac, John physician

Died: Sergardi, Louis an eminent satirist

Publication: “Dispensatory of the College of Physicians of Edinburgh,” by Shaw, Peter physician

Died: Spinckes, Nathaniel divine

Publication: “Twelve Sermons, on several occasions,” by Stanhope, George dean

Born: Sumorokof, Alexander denominated the founder of the Russian theatre

Publication: “Summer,” by Thomson, James poet

Publication: “Synopsis Stirpium Hibernicarum alphabetice dispositarum, sive Commentatio de Plantis indigenis, praesertim Dubliniensibus, instituta” by Threlkeld, Caleb historian

Born: Turgot, Anne-Robert-James a French minister of state

Publication: “Botanicon Parisiense,” by Vaillant, Sebastian botanist

Publication: “La Vie et les Sentimens de Lucilio Vanini,” by Vanini writer

Born: Verschuring, Henry painter

Died: Wells, Edward divine

Born: Wilkes, John a very singular political character in the early part of the present reign

Publication: “Commentarium nosologicum morbos epidemicos et aeris variationes in urbe Eboracensi, locisque vicinis, ab anno 1715 ad anni 1725 finem grassantes complectens,” by Wintringham, Clifton physician

Publication: “Cyropaedia,” by Xenophon philosopher


Born: Adam, Robert architect

Publication: “Scriptores rerum Germanicarum et Saxonic.” by Alberic historian

Died: Alemand, Louis-Augustine writer

Born: Ali Bey an adventurer

Born: Aliamet, James engraver

Died: Arntzenius, John philologist

Publication: “De nuptiis inter fratrem et sororem,” by Arntzenius, John philologist

Publication: “Oratio de causis corrupts Eloquentise,” by Arntzenius, John philologist

Born: Bage, Robert writer

Publication: “Traite sur la morale des peres,” by Barbeyrac, John was born the 15th of March 1674

Born: Barret, George painter

Publication: “Notes on the Surgery of Nuck,” by Bassius, Henry anatomist

Born: Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Born: Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Publication: “Vulgate Psalms,” by Bellenger, Francis doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Bencivenni, Joseph writer

Died: Benoit, Elias the son of a Calvinist

Born: Benvenuti, Joseph surgeon

Publication: “LaTeba,” by Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

Publication: “The general history of the Highways in all parts of the world, particularly in Great Britain.” by Bergier, Nicolas

Publication: “Hesperi et Phosphori nova phenomena, sive observationes circa planetam Veneris,” by Bianchini, Francis astronomer

Publication: “Bilfingeri et Holmanni epistolae de barmonia praestabilita,” by Bilfinger, George Bernard philosopher

Born: Black, Joseph one of the most eminent chemical philosophers of the last century

Publication: “Natural Theology, or moral Duties considered apart from positive: with some observations on the desirableness and necessity of a supernatural revelation,” by Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Died: Blackwell, Thomas writer

Publication: “Pharmaco-Botanologia,” by Blair, Patrick botanist

Publication: “Architecture moderne,” by Blondel, James Francis and a man of abilities

Publication: “A List of all Dictionaries, Portuguese, Castilian, Italian, French, and Latin,” by Bluteau, Dom Raphael a Theatine

Publication: “Atrocis, rarissimique morbi historia altera,” by Boerhaave, Herman physician

Born: Bordenave, Toussaint regius professor and director of the academy of surgery

Born: Boulton, Matthew who justly ought to be classed among public benefactors

Publication: “Dictiona-ium Botanicum,” by Bradley, Richard writer

Publication: “Appendix to the Synopsis.” by Brewer, Samuel botanist

Publication: “The progress, extent, and limits of the human understanding,” by Browne, Peter a native of Ireland

Publication: “Archæologiæ philosophicæ,” by Burnet, Dr. Thomas writer

Born: Busch, John George writer

Publication: “Poetae rei Venaticae,” by Calpurnius poet

Died: Campbell, George divine

Publication: “Of accelerated motions by living forces,” by Camus, Charles Stephen Lewis mathematician

Publication: “Universal system of Mathematics,” by Castel, Lewis Bertrand philosopher

Died: Chamberlen, Hugh an eminent man-midwife

Publication: “A Vindication of the Defence of Christianity, from the prophecies of the Old Testament,” by Chandler, Edward prelate

Publication: “A Vindication of the Antiquity and Authority of Daniel’s Prophecies,” by Chandler, Samuel an eminent dissenting minister

Publication: “Bibliotheque raisonnee des Ouvrages des Savans,” by Chapelle, Armand De La minister of the Walloon church at the Hague

Born: Chappe D'Auteroche, John astronomer

Born: Cook, James an eminent navigator

Died: Creed, Elizabeth a very amiable and ingenious lady

Died: Crenius, Thomas a native of the marche of Brandenburg

Died: Daniel, Garriel a very ingenious and learned Frenchman

Born: Delius, Christopehr Traugott a learned German mineralogist

Publication: “Les Passions de l‘Ame. Le Monde, ou traite de la lumiere. Edition augmented d’un discours sur le mouvement local et sur la fie v re, sur* les principes du mema auteur,” by Des Cartes, Rene philosopher

Publication: “Rapin of Gardens,” by Disney, John divine

Died: Dorsane, Anthony divine

Born: Durell, David divine

Born: Dussaulx, John writer

Publication: “Logica? disciplines rudimenta,” by Facciolati, James orator

Born: Fawcett, Sir William, K.B. a brave English officer

Born: Gaillard, Gabriel Henry historian

Born: Gentleman, Francis writer

Born: Gerard, Alexander divine

Publication: “I never so much as once ueard him drop a single hint, in all our conversations, directly or indirectly, concerning the article of baptism.” by Gill, John divine

Born: Goldsmith, Oliver poet

Publication: “Chronology,” by Granet, Francis deacon of the church of Aix

Born: Hamilton, William Gerard statesman

Publication: “A hriel enquiry relating to the right of his majesty’s Chapel Royal, and the privileges of his servants within the Tower, in a Memorial addressed to the rignt hon. the lord viscount Lonsdale, constable of his majesty’s Tower of London,” by Haynes, Hopton a strenuous advocate for Socinianism

Born: Heber, Reginald clergyman

Publication: “On the indecency of men-midwives, and the obligation of women to nurse their own children,” by Hecquet, Philip physician

Publication: “Syntagma Pathologico-therapeuticum,” by Hoffman, John Maurice son of the former by his first wife

Publication: “Diana de Castro, ou le faux Yncas,” by Huet, Peter Daniel bishop

Born: Hull, Thomas writer

Publication: “Parker’s Bibliotheca Bibiica,” by Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

Publication: “De Benedictione patriarchs Jacobi, conjecturae,” by Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

Born: Hunter, John younger brother of Dr

Publication: “London Journal,” by Hutcheson, Dr. Francis philosopher

Publication: “Aristides,” by Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham (1694–?)

Died: Imhoff, John a very famous genealogist

Died: Kennet, White writer

Born: Koenig, Dr. John Gerard botanist

Born: Kynaston, John son of Humphry Kynaston

Publication: “Remarquessur le Gin-Seng,” by Lafitau, Joseph Francis writer

Born: Lambert, John Henry astronomer

Died: Lauriere, Eusebius James De lawyer

Publication: “G. G. Leibnitzii Principia Philosophise more geometrico demonstrate,” by Leibnitz, Godfrey William De mathematician

Died: Maclaurin, Coun mathematician

Publication: “Degli Anfiteatri,” by Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

Publication: “Supplementum Acaciarum,” by Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

Publication: “Lettre a M. I'abbe Bignon, sur la nature des Vaisseaux.” by Mairan, John James D'Ortous De philosopher

Died: Masclef, Francis a French theologian

Died: Mather, Dr. Cotton son to the preceding Increase Mather

Publication: “Abrege de THistoire, & de la morale de PAncien Testament,” by Mesenguy, Francis Philip divine

Born: Monckton, Hon. Robert great grandson of the preceding

Died: Monnoye, Bernard De La poet

Died: Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, Baron Of writer

Publication: “The Cruelties and Persecutions of the Romish Church displayed, &c.” by Morant, Philip antiquary

Died: Morin, Stephen a learned French protestant

Publication: “Optical Lectures,” by Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Publication: “The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended,” by Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Publication: “Speculum Britanniae, a topographical and historical description of Cornwall,” by Norden, John an industrious topographer

Born: Oeder, George Christian botanist

Born: Orme, Robert historian

Died: Pack, Richardson writer

Born: Parkhurst, John divine

Born: Paterson, Samuel a gentleman who deserves honourable notice in the literary history of his country

Publication: “An essay in favour of giving the Eucharist to Children,” by Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Publication: “Fifteen Sermons, and a Scripture Catechism,” by Peirce, James an eminent dissenting minister

Born: Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Petit-Didier, Matthew Benedictine

Died: Petit-Pied, Nicholas and a celebrated doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Piccini, Nicholas musician

Died: Place, Francis a man of taste in various pursuits

Died: Pontas, John a celebrated casuist

Died: Quien De La Neufville, James Le de la Neufville

Died: Reyneau, Charles-Rene commonly called Father Reyneau

Publication: “Present State of the Republic of Letters,” by Robins, Benjamin mathematician (?–1751)

Publication: “Explicatio Catecheseos Heidelbergensis,” by Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

Publication: “Exegesis in Psalmum Ixxxix.” by Roell, Hermann-Alexander divine

Publication: “Friendship in Death, in twenty letters from the dead to the living,” by Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

Born: Roy, Julian David Le antiquary

Born: Russel, George a man of learning and ingenuity

Publication: “A History of the United Provinces from 1609, to the conclusion of the peace of Munster in 1648,” by Sallengre, Albert Henry De writer

Publication: “The History of Hertfordshire, describing the county and its ancient monuments, particularly the Roman, with the characters of those that have been the chief possessors of the lands, and an account of the most memorable occurrences,” by Salmon, Nathaniel antiquary

Publication: “De Helvetii aeribus, aquis, locis, specimen,” by Scheuchzer, John James naturalist

Publication: “Thesaurus antiquitatum Teutonicarum,” by Schilter, John an eminent jurist

Publication: “Complete systern of Optics,” by Smith, Robert the very learned successor of Bentley as master of Trinity college

Publication: “Lexicon, sive Thesaurus Ecclesiastic us Patrum Graeconm):” by Suicer, John Gaspard divine

Died: Thomas, Christian philosopher

Publication: “Spring,” by Thomson, James poet

Died: Todd, Hugh divine

Publication: “Prologue and Epilogue for Mr.Hemmings’s Scholars at Thistleworth,” by Trapp, Joseph divine

Died: Upton, James scholar

Died: Wall, William the able defender of infant-baptism

Publication: “A List of the Nobility and Gentry of the counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Hertford, who have subscribed, and ordered their coats of arms to be inscribed on a new map of those counties, which is now making by John Warburton, esq.” by Warburton, John antiquary

Born: Warton, Thomas historian

Publication: “The Characters of the Times,” by Welsted, Leonard poet

Born: Witchell, George astronomer

Died: Woodward, John philosopher

Publication: “The Legal Judicature in Chancery stated,” by Yorke, Philip, Earl Of Hardwicke lawyer (?–1764)

Born: Zimmermann, John George physician


Born: Addington, Stephen clergyman

Publication: “Irtiov, sive ex veteris monumenti Isiaci descriptione Isidis Delubrum reseratum,” by Ainsworth, Robert an eminent Grammarian and lexicographer (?–1743)

Born: Asch, George Thomas Baron D' physician

Died: Avrillon, John Baptist Elias a French Franciscan of the order called* Minimes

Publication: “Succincta Notitia Scriptorum rerum Brunsvicensium ac Luneburgensium, cum recensione legum atque constitutionurn terrarum Brunsvico-Luneburgica'rum,” by Baring, Daniel Eberhard was born in 1690 in Hildesheim

Died: Baron, Michael an eminent French player

Born: Barrington, Hon. Samuel and fifth son of the first lord viscount Harrington

Publication: “La Science des ingenieurs,” by Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

Died: Benbow, John a brave English admiral

Publication: “La Tebaidadi Stazio tradotto in verso sciolto da Seivaggio Porpora,” by Bentivoglio, Cornelius of Arragon

Died: Bianchini, Francis astronomer

Died: Blackmore, Sir Richard physician

Publication: “Oratio quain habuit cum botanicam et chemicam professionem publice poneret,” by Boerhaave, Herman physician

Publication: “A Pattern for Young Students in the University, set forth in the Life of Mr. Ambrose Bonwicke, some time scholar of St. John’s College, Cambridge,” by Bonwicke, Ambrose clergyman

Died: Boonen, Arnold painter

Publication: “Optical treatise on the Gradation of Light,” by Bouguer, Peter mathematician

Died: Boyer, Abel writer

Publication: “Essay on the confusion of languages,” by Brett, Thomas, Ll. D. divine

Publication: “Memoirs of the Arts and Sciences,” by Brumoy, Peter writer

Born: Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick critic

Born: Buchan, William writer

Died: Buddeus, John Francis divine

Publication: “Provoked Husband” by Carey, Henry composer

Born: Catherine Ii. late empress of Russia (?–1796)

Died: Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

Publication: “Histoire generale des auteurs sacres et ecclesiastiques,” by Cellier, Remi a voluminous French biographer

Publication: “Anatomy.” by Cheselden, William anatomist

Publication: “Bibliotheque des Auteurs cites dans le Dictionnaire cle llichelet,” by Clerc, Sebastian Le engraver

Died: Comte, Lewis Le Jesuit

Died: Congreve, William poet

Born: Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt an eminent benefactor to the taste

Publication: “De nonnullis Antichrist! characteribus,” by Cramer, John Rodolphus divine

Publication: “Select Novels,” by Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

Publication: “Select Novels,” by Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

Born: Cunningham, John poet

Born: Denis, Michael bibliographer

Born: Deshais, John Baptist Hf.Nry painter

Publication: “Letters” by Desmaiseaux, Peter a fellow of the royal society of London

Died: Devaux, John surgeon

Publication: “To Mr. Anthony Bacon, an Apologie of the Earle of Essexe, against those which falselie and maliciouslie take him to be the only hindrance of the peace and quiet of his countrie.” by Devereux, Robert earl of Essex

Born: Dewailly, Charles architect

Publication: “Dedicated to lord King, lord high chancellor,” by Disney, John divine

Publication: “Cotnmentatio de honoratissimo ordine militari de Balneo,” by Dithmar, Justus Christopher professor of the law of nature and nations

Born: Dodd, Dr. William divine

Publication: “An account of Mortifications, and of the surprizing effects of the bark in putting a stop to their progress,” by Douglas, James physician

Publication: “Hist, militaire du prince Eugene de Savoie, du prince et due de Marlborough, &c.” by Dumont, John baron of Carlscroon

Publication: “Hist, naturelle del‘Oretde l’Argent,” by Durand, David preacher

Born: Dutens, Lewis a gentleman of considerable literary and political knowledge

Publication: “Amcenitates Philologicae,” by Falster, Christian critic (16901752)

Died: Finch, Daniel second earl of Nottingham

Died: Fischer, John Andrew physician

Publication: “Partium Corporis himiani Solidarum Conspectus Anatomico-Mechanicus,” by Fizes, Anthony physician

Born: Forster, John Reinhold naturalist (?–1798)

Died: Franceschini, Marc Antonio painter

Born: Garnier, John James writer

Died: Goetze, George Henry a learned and zealous Lutheran

Born: Gordon, William divine

Publication: “Le Heros,” by Gracian, Baltasar Jesuit

Died: Graves, Richard divine

Died: Hahn, Simon Frederic ayoungrnan of extraordinary talents

Publication: “A free and impartial Study of the Holy Scriptures recommended, being notes on some peculiar texts, with discourses and observations,” by Hallet, Joseph clergyman

Publication: “Disputatio de Venaesectione, quatenus motum sanguinis mutat,” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Born: Hamilton, Hugh bishop

Died: Hardouin, John Jesuit

Born: Harwood, Edward clergyman

Publication: “Eutropius,” by Havercamp, Sigebert a classical editor of considerable fame

Died: Hildesley, Mark prelate

Died: Honorius De Sancta Maria whose proper name was Blaize Vauzelle

Died: Houdry, Vincent Jesuit

Publication: “Select Collection of Novels and Histories,” by Hughes, Jabez was the younger brother of Mr

Publication: “Joannis Caii Britanni de Canibus Britannicis liber unus; de variorum Animalium & Stirpium, &c. liber unus; de Libris propriis liber unus; de Pronunciatione Græcæ & Latinæ Linguæ, cum scriptione nova, libellus; ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recogniti; à S. Jebb, M. D.” by Jebb, Samuel, M. D. a native of Nottingham (1694–?)

Born: Jebb, Sir Richard, Bart. was born in 1729 at Stratford in Essex

Died: Kahler, Wicand writer

Died: King, Da. William archbishop

Died: Languet, John Joseph a doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Born: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Died: Loubere, Simon De La poet

Publication: “Museum Veronense,” by Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

Publication: “De annuls Inerrantium Stellarum aberrationibus,” by Manfredi, Eustachio astronomer

Died: Maraldi, James Philip astronomer

Publication: “Les veritables Principes de la Grammaire,” by Marsais, Cæsar Chesneau Du a French grammarian of high reputation

Died: Marshall, Nathanael preacher

Born: Mendelsohn, Moses writer

Publication: “Semiramide riconosciuta.” by Metastasio, Peter poet

Publication: “Nova Plantarum Genera,” by Micheli, Peter Anthony botanist

Publication: “He seems to have been a poet of the third rate he has seldom reached the sublime his humour, in which he more succeeded, is not strong enough to last his versification holds a statd of mediocrity he possessed but little invention and if he was not a bad rhimester, he cannot be denominated a fine poet, for there are but few marks of genius in his writings.” by Mitchell, Joseph was the son of a stone-cutter in North-Britain

Publication: “Les Monumens de la monarchic Francoise, avec les fig. de chaque regne, que Pinjure du temps a epargnees,” by Montfaucon, Bernard De Benedictine

Died: Murphy, Arthur writer

Publication: “Epitome Elementorum Pbysico-mathematicorum,” by Musschenbroeck, Peter De mathematician

Publication: “Physicx, experimentales, et geometries Dissertationes: ut et Ephemerides meteorologicae Utrajectenses,” by Musschenbroeck, Peter De mathematician

Died: Naudé, Philip mathematician

Born: Newcome, William prelate

Publication: “Lectiones Opticse,” by Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

Publication: “The Weekly Medley,” by Ozell, John writer

Born: Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis bibliographer

Publication: “An abridgment of the Ecclesiastic Histories of Eusebius, Socrates, Sozornen, and Theotloret,” by Parker, Samuel a man of some learning

Born: Parsons, Philip divine

Publication: “The History of the Stamford Bull-running.” by Peck, Francis antiquary

Publication: “Lettre dans laquelle il est démontré que la Crystailin est fort pres de l‘Uvee, et ou Ton rapporte de nouvelles preuves de i’Operation de la Cataracte,” by Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

Publication: “Lettres contenant des Reflexions sur ce que M. Hecquet, M. D. a fait imprimer touchant les Maladies des Yeux,” by Petit, Francis Pourfour Du physician

Publication: “Dunciad” by Pope, Alexander the most elegant and popular of all English poets

Publication: “Night,” by Ralph, James writer

Died: Reeves, William divine

Died: Rogers, Dr. John divine

Publication: “Letters Moral and Entertaining” by Rowe, Elizabeth an English lady

Publication: “A funeral Oration for Antonio Magliabecchi,” by Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

Born: Sancho, Ignatius an extraordinary Negro

Publication: “The Wanderer, a moral Poem,” by Savage, Richard an eminent instance of the uselessuess and insignificancy of knowledge

Publication: “De Studiis Mediolanensium Antiquis et Novis,” by Saxi historian

Publication: “The Trial of the Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus,” by Sherlock, Thomas bishop

Publication: “Idee generate du Government Chinois,” by Silhouette, Stephen De writer

Publication: “A Vindication of our Saviour’s miracles; in which Mr. Woolston’s Discourses on them are particularly examined; his pretended authority of the fathers against the truth of the literal sense are set in a just light; and his objections, in point of reason, answered,” by Smalbroke, Richard bishop

Died: Smalridge, George prelate

Born: Southgate, Richard antiquary

Born: Spallanzani, Lazarus naturalist

Publication: “A complete body of Divinity,” by Stackhouse, Thomas divine

Died: Templeman, Peter the son of an eminent attorney at Dorchester in the county of Dorset

Publication: “Sophonisba,” by Thomson, James poet

Born: Volkof, Feodor the Garrick of Russia

Publication: “Nova plantarucn genera,” by Watson, Sir William eminent for his skill in botany and electricity

Publication: “Regiae Mat. Bibl. Geographica & Chronologica,” by Yriarte, Juan De writer