Events noted in 1751

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.

1750 1752


Publication: “Supplement” by Abresch, Frederic Louis scholar

Publication: “A Description of the Glaciers,” by Altmann, John George divine

Publication: “Juris Pontificii et Caesarsei summa.” by Antonine, De Forciglioni archbishop

Publication: “Memoire sur la carte des côtes de la Grèce,” by Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Publication: “Italicae historiae scrip tores ex Bibl. Vatic. &c. collegit et prgefat. notisque illustravit J. S. Assemanus,” by Assemani, Joseph Simon keeper of the Vatican

Publication: “Histoire du cardinal Mazarin,” by Aubery, Anthony lawyer

Publication: “Inquiry concerning Virtue and Happiness,” by Balguy, John divine

Publication: “Vie de M. Francois Paris, diacre,” by Barbeau De Labruyere, John Lewis born at Paris in 1710

Publication: “In Pindari primum Pythium dissertatio habita Cantabrigiae in Scholis publicis,” by Barford, William was educated at Eton school

Publication: “Le Tombeau Philosophique,” by Bastide, John Francis De La writer

Publication: “A defence of Mr. Hutchinson’s tenets against Berington,” by Bate, Julius divine

Publication: “The scripture meaning of Elohim and Berith,” by Bate, Julius divine

Publication: “Mes Pense*es, ou, Le Qu'en dira-t-on?” by Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La writer

Died: Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

Publication: “Storia medica d'un apostema nel lobo destro del cerebello, Sec.” by Bianchi, John naturalist

Publication: “History of the amours of Valeria and the noble Venetian Barbarigo,” by Bibbiena, Ferdinand Galli architect

Publication: “Otia litteraria,” by Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

Publication: “Fairy Queen,” by Birch, Thomas writer

Publication: “Institutiones theologiae symbolicse,” by Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

Died: Bold, John clergyman

Publication: “Recherches anatomiques sur la position des Glandes, et sur leur actions,” by Bordeu, Theophilus De was born Feb. 22

Publication: “Breve Istoria dell‘ antica citta di Tadino nell’ Umbria, &c.” by Borgia, Stephen cardinal

Publication: “Dissertatione sopra un‘ antica Iscrizione rinuentanelP Isoladi Malta nell’ anno 1749,” by Borgia, Stephen cardinal

Publication: “An Essay concerning the mortality of the horned cattle:” by Brocklesby, Richard physician

Publication: “La Pohtique du Medicin,” by Bruhier, John James D' Ablaincourt physician

Born: Cadogan, William Bromley and second son of Charles Sloan Cadogan

Publication: “Bibliotheque des Ecrivains de Lorraine,” by Calmet, Augustine Benedictine

Died: Calvert, Frederick Lord Baltimore

Publication: “The Seribleriad,” by Cambridge, Richard Owen writer

Publication: “A Letter from the Prince of the infernal legions, to a spiritual lord on this side the great gulph, in answer to a late invective epistle levelled at his highness,” by Campbell, John an eminent historical

Publication: “The naturalization bill confuted, as most pernicious to these united kingdoms,” by Campbell, John an eminent historical

Publication: “His royal highness Frederick late prince of Wales deciphered: or a full and particular description of his character, from his juvenile years until his death,” by Campbell, John an eminent historical

Publication: “Le sens literal de Tecriture sainte traduit de PAnglois de Stackhouse,” by Chais, Charles divine

Publication: “Luctus Academias Cantabrigiensis,” by Clarke, Edward was born at Btixted

Publication: “Lettres sur les Peintures d'Herculaneum,” by Cochin, Charles Nicholas was born at Paris in 1715

Publication: “De caeremoniis aulae Byzantines,” by Constantine Vii., Porphyrogeneta son of Leo the Wise

Died: Coram, Capt. Thomas an eminent philanthropist

Publication: “The Triumph of Time and Truth,” by Corelli, Arcangelo musician

Publication: “Recueil des pieces imporiantes sur ['operation da la Taille,” by Cosme, John De St. whose family name was Baseillac

Publication: “Visions in Verse” by Cotton, Nathaniel physician

Publication: “Pompey the Little,” by Coventry, Francis the eldest son of Thomas Coventry

Publication: “Sacred poems, by various authors,” by Dalrymple, David antiquary

Died: Desaguliers, John-Theophilus philosopher

Publication: “Dictionnaire d'Agriculture,” by Desbois, Francis Alexander Aubert De La Chesnaie a laborious Dictionary maker

Publication: “A full and final Reply to Mr. Toll’s Defence of Dr. Middleton,” by Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Publication: “Parliamentary or Constitutional History of England,” by Drake, Francis surgeon

Publication: “An account of the Prophecies of Arise Evans,” by Evans, Arise was a Welch conjuror

Publication: “An Authentic Narrative of the late extraordinary proceedings at Cambridge, against the Westminster Club,” by Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

Publication: “The Divine Energy,” by Gill, John divine

Publication: “Travels through Siberia between the years 1733 and 1743,” by Gmelin, John George botanist

Died: Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Publication: “Atlas Renovatus, or Geography Modernized; being a particular description f the world as far as known to the ancients, and the present names of such places as now subsist; containing all the cities, towns, villages, castles, &c. mentioned in ancient authors, with all the remarkable occurrences that happened at the several places; the birth-places of famous men, the memorable sieges and battles, &c. the bounds, soil, air, manners, government, religion of each country. The whole being the most complete system ever composed before. To which is annexed a list of the Roman ways, and a copious index to facilitate the whole. Drawn upon the plans of Hornius’s and Cellarius’s maps.” by Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Publication: “Memoire sur l'Immunite du Clerge*,” by Gueret, Gabriel writer

Publication: “Physiologia Medica, seu do actionibus corporis humani sani doctrina,” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Died: Hort, Josiah archbishop

Publication: “The opinion of an eminent lawyer (the earl of Hardwicke) concerning the right of appeal from the vice-chancellor of Cambridge to the senate; supported by a short historical account of the jurisdiction of the university; in answer to a late pamphlet, intituled * An Inquiry into the right of appeal from the vice-chancellor, &c.' By a fellow of a college,” by Hurd, Richard prelate

Publication: “A Letter to the vice-chancellor of Oxford.” by Hyde, Henry Lord Hyde and Cornbury

Publication: “Dissertation,” by James, Dr. Robert physician

Born: Ives, John was the only son of one of the most eminent merchants at Yarmouth

Publication: “The grand question debated, or an Essay to prove that the soul of man is not, neither can it be, immortal,” by Kenrick, William the son of a stay-maker at or near Watford in Hertfordshire

Died: Knutzen, Martin professor of philosophy in Prussia

Died: Kortholt, Christian was born in 1709

Publication: “Milton vindicated from the Charge of Plagiarism brought against him by Lauder, and Lauder himself convicted of forgeries and gross impositions on the public. In a letter humbly addressed to the right honourable the earl of Bath,” by Lauder, William a native of Scotland

Publication: “Suite des observations sur les causes et les accidens de plusieurs accouchemens laborieux,” by Levret, Andrew surgeon

Died: Logan, James scholar

Publication: “Observations sur les Grecs,” by Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, Abbe' De writer

Publication: “A censure and examination of Mr. Thomas Ruddiman’s philological notes on the works of the great Buchanan, more particularly on the history of Scotland; in which also, most of the chronological and geographical, and many of the historical and political notes, are taken into consideration. In a letter to a friend. Necessary for restoring the true readings, the graces and beauties, and for understanding the true meaning of a vast number of passages of Buchanan’s writings, which have been so foully corrupted, so miserably defaced, so grossly perverted and misunderstood: Containing many curious particulars of his life, and a vindication of his character from many gross calumnies,” by Man, James a schoolmaster of considerable learning

Publication: “Inquiries into the ancient Thermae of Florence,” by Mann I, Dominic Maria writer

Publication: “Conspectus novi thesauri juris civilis et canonici,” by Meerman, Gerard lawyer

Publication: “Novus Thesaurus juris civilis,” by Meerman, Gerard lawyer

Publication: “Gil Bias,” by Moore, Edward writer

Publication: “Dissertazioni sopra le antichita Italiana, da Lod. Ant. Muratori, opera postuma data in luce da Gian. Fran. Soli Muratori,” by Muratori, Lewis Anthony antiquary

Publication: “Some Conjectures relative to a very antient Piece of Money lately found at Eltham in Kent, endeavouring to restore it to the place it merits in the Cimeliarch of English Coins, and to prove it a coin of Richard the first king of England of that name. To which are added, some Remarks on a dissertation (lately published) on Oriuna the supposed wife of Carausius, and on the Roman coins there mentioned,” by North, George antiquary

Publication: “De sacris Christianorum Balneis” by Paciaudi, Paul Maria antiquary

Died: Petty, William a singular instance of an almost universal genius

Publication: “Martyrologium Romanum castigatum, ac commentariis illustrattim,” by Politi, Alexander was born at Florence in 1679

Publication: “La Monogamie, ou l'unité en Mariage,” by Premontval, Peter Le Guay De of the academy of sciences at Berlin

Publication: “History of the rise and progress of the people called Quakers in Ireland, from 1653 to 1750,” by Rutty, John writer

Publication: “A complete Collection of Sermons and Tracts” by Salter, Samuel divine

Died: Salvini, Antonio Maria a learned Italian

Born: Shaw, George naturalist

Publication: “the Healing of Diseases as a Character of the Messiah, preached before the College of Physicians Sept. 20, 1750.” by Stukeley, William antiquary

Publication: “A Collection of Tunes in various Airs, with a Scheme for supporting the spirit and practice of Psalmody in congregations.” by Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Publication: “Continuation” by Tindal, Nicholas was born in 1687

Died: Toup, Jonathan critic

Died: Trapp, Joseph divine

Publication: “History of Holland,” by Wagenaar, John historian

Publication: “Observations on the Course of Proceedings in (he Admiralty-courts,” by Webb, Philip Carteret

Born: Webber, John a royal academician