Events noted in 1752

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.

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“Essay on Hume’s Essay on Miracles,” Adams, William master of Pembroke College

Died: Alberoni, Julius statesman

“Letters on the state of Religion and the Sciences in Great Britain,” Alberti, George William a preacher at Tundern in Hanover

Died: Albinus, Bernard Siegfried and one of the most celebrated anatomists of modern times

“Essais d'une nouvelle theorie du Mouvement des Fluides,” Alembert, John Le Rond D' philosopher

“Index Medicamentorum simplicium triplex,” Alston, Charles botanist

“Lettres sur les homines cel bres dans les sciences,” Aquino De Chateau Lyon, Peter Louis and a bachelor of medicine

Died: Ashton, Charles one of the most learned critics of his age

“A particular account of the emperor of China’s gardens near Pekin, in a letter from father Attiret, a French missionary, now employed by that emperor to paint the apartments in those gardens, to his friend at Paris,” Attiret, John Denis Jesuit

“Code penal,” Averdy, Clement Charles De L' statesman

“Les Amours de Tempe,” Auvergne, Antoine D' composer

“Essai sur la peinture, la sculpture, et Parchitecture,” Bachaumont, Louis Petit De writer

“Memoirs of British Ladies, who have been celebrated for their writings or skill in the learned languages, arts, and sciences,” Ballard, George antiquary

“An essay towards a rationale of the literal doctrine of Original Sin, &c.” Bate, James was born at Bocton Malherb in Kent in 1703

Born: Beauchamps, Joseph a member of the national Institute of France

“Cyclus, sive de anno magno solis, luna?, stellarum consideratio, ad incrementum doctrinse propheticre atque astronomies accommodata,” Bengel, John Albert divine

“Libri Manuscript! et irnpressi, collati curn Manuscriptis ex Bibliotheca Jo. Gul. de Berger,” Berger, John William was professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

“Farther thoughts on Tar Water,” Berkeley, George prelate

Died: Bernard, John Frederic an industrious and learned bookseller of Amsterdam

Died: Berti, Alexander Pompey a learned Italian

Born: Bertin, Anthony poet

“Memoires sur la Structure interieure de la Terre,” Bertrand, Elias writer

“Discorso supra il vitto Pitagorico,” Bianchi, John naturalist

“Demonstratio historiae ecclesiasticse quadripartitae monumentis ad fidem temporum et gestorum,” Bianchini, Joseph priest of the oratory of St

“Fabulosa de septem dormientibus historia,” Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

“DearteObliviscendi,” Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

“Progres des Allemands dans les belles-lettres,” Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

“Evangelium secundum Marcum ex versione Arabica, &c.” Bode, Christopher Augustus a learned professor of the university of Helmstadt

“Noachide,” Bodmer, John James writer

“Observationum Anatomicarum fasciculus primus,” Boehmer, Justin Henning lawyer

“Dissertationes sacrae,” Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

“Commentaries of the Royal Society of Gottingen” Borda, John Charles mathematician

Born: Boscawen, William writer

“Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des homines illustres de Provence,” Bougerel, Joseph a French biographer

“Treatise on Navigation and Pilotage,” Bouguer, Peter mathematician

“Histoire des Revolutions de Genes,” Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix a learned member of the French academy

“Vies dfes anciens orateurs Grecs,” Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix a learned member of the French academy

Born: Brown, John artist

Born: Buat-Nancay, Louis Gabriel Du chevalier and count of Nanay

“Discourses on several subjects,” Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“De apostolica ecclesise Gallicanae origiue,” Bullet, John Baptist writer

“The Dialogue between a member of parliament and his servant,” Cambridge, Richard Owen writer

“A Vade Mecum: or companion for the unmarried ladies: wherein are laid down some examples whereby to direct them in the choice of husbands,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“A particular but melancholy account of the great hardships, difficulties, and miseries, that those unhappy and much to be pitied creatures, the common women of the town, are plunged into at this juncture,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“A full and particular description of the Highlands of Scotland,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“The case of the publicans, both in town and country, laid open,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“Theologie de Tecriture S. ou la Science da Salut, comprise dans une ample collection de passages du V. & N. Testament,” Chais, Charles divine

“A Commentary on the book of lob, in which is inserted the Hebrew text, and English translation with a paraphrase from the third verse of the third chapter, where it is supposed the metre begins, to the seventh verse of the forty-second chapter, where it ends,” Chappelow, Leonard scholar

Born: Chatterton, Thomas poet

Died: Chicoyneau, Francis counsellor of state

“Oracle of St.,Foix” Cibber, Susanna Maria and for several years the best actress in England

“A Vindication of the Histories of the Old and New Testament; in answer to the Objections of the late Lord Bolingbroke; in two letters to a young nobleman,” Clayton, Robert bishop

Died: Coventry, Francis the eldest son of Thomas Coventry

“A treatise of Optics,” Courtivron, Gaspard Le Compassed De Crequi, Marquis De chevalier de Saint-Louis

“A Speech at the installation of the bishop of Durham,” Cowper, Spencer was the second son of the lord high chancellor Cowper

Died: Coypel, Charles Antony was admitted into the academy of painting in his twentieth year

Died: Cramer, Gabriel mathematician

Died: Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

“Sermon on St. Paul’s Wish,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Died: Duker, Charles Andrew an eminent classical editor

“Tacitus,” Ernesti, John Augustus was born at Tacnnstadt in Thuringia

Born: Filangieri, Gaetano writer

“Critical, historical, and political miscellanies; remarks on various authors, Potter, Seeker, Sherlock, &c.” Flexman, Roger, D. D. clergyman

Died: Folard, Charles an eminent French officer and author

“Taste, a comedy,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“L'art de Tonnelier,” Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Died: Freind, John physician

“Oratorum ac Rhetorum Graecorum, quibus statuse honoris causa positse fuerunt, decas,” Freytag, Frederic Gotthilf historian

“Adparatus litterarius, ubi libri partim antiqui partim rari recensentur,” Freytag, Frederic Gotthilf historian

“De Musivis, vel pictoriae Mosaicse artis origine, progressu, &c.” Furietti, Joseph Alexander antiquary

Died: Fuzelier, Lewis a native of Paris

“A Dissertation on the 20th proposition of the first book of Euclid,” Gabrini, Thomas Maria

Died: Geinoz, Francis member of the academy of inscriptions and belles lettres

“On the Virtues,” Gemistus, George philosopher

“Recherches pour Fhistoire du Droit Francois,” Grosley, Peter John antiquary

“Various critical Remarks on the Classics,” Gruner, John Frederick divine

“Sur les Refus des Sacremens,” Gueret, Gabriel writer

“Moral Poems” Hagedorn, Frederic poet

“Bibliothecae.” Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

“Notre sive Lectiones ad Tragicorum Graecorum veterum, JEschyli, &c.” Heath, Benjamin lawyer

“De Oflicio mectici poema, dedicated to cardinal Quirini,” Heerkens, Gerard Nicholas a native of Groningen

“Select Decisions of the Court of Session,” Home, Henry usually called Lord Kames

Born: Homer, Henry scholar

“A Letter to the Author of a Further Inquiry,” Hurd, Richard prelate

Born: Lamanon, Robert Paul a member of the academy of sciences at Paris

“Arithmetica universalis Jsaaci Newton, sive de compositione, et resolutione arithmetica perpetuis commentariis illustrata et aucta,” Lecchi, John Anthony a learned Italian mathe. matician

“The Memoirs of Harriot Stuart,” Lennox, Charlotte a lady long distinguished for her genius and literary merit

“Explication de plusieurs figures sur le mechanisme de la grossesse, et de Paccouchement,” Levret, Andrew an eminent French surgeon and accoucheur

Died: Lowman, Moses clergyman

“Thoughts on the Doctrine of Scripture concerning Sin,” Michaelis, John David critic

“Memorial of E. W. Montague, esq. written by himself, in French, and published lately at Paris, against Abraham Payba, a Jew by birth, who assumed the fictitious name of James Roberts. Translated into English from an authentick copy sent from Paris,” Montague, Edward Wortley only son of the preceding lady Mary

“Histoire de la Maladie singuliere, et de Pexamen d'une femme devenue en peu de terns contrefaite par un ramollissement general des os,” Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

“Nouvelle description des grottes d'Arcy,” Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

“Remarks on some Conjectures, &c. shewing the improbability of the notion therein advanced, that the arguments produced in support of it are inconclusive or irrelative to the pointin question,” North, George antiquary

“Principles of Politic Law,” Nugent, Thomas writer

Died: Oudin, Francis Jesuit

“Philosophical Observations on the analogy between the Propagation of Animals and that of Vegetables,” Parsons, James physician

Died: Pearce, Zachary prelate

Died: Reboulet, Simon a native of Avignon

“Inquiry into the origin of our ideas of beauty and virtue.” Reid, Thomas divine

Born: Ritson, Joseph critic

“Life” Saxe, Maurice, Count Of a celebrated commander

Died: Stackhouse, Thomas divine

Died: Terrasson, Gaspard was born October 5

Died: Theodore Of Mopsuestia bishop

“Continuation of Explanatory Notes on the Four Gospels,” Trapp, Joseph divine

“Librorum Botanicorum libri duo, quorum prior recentiores quosdam, posterior plerosque antiques ad annum 1550 usque excuses recenset,” Trew, Christopher James naturalist

“the eighth Isthmian of Pindar, in English,” Tyrwhitt, Thomas one of the most eminent scholars and critics of the last century

“Adventurer,” Warton, Joseph scholar (17221800)

“Essay on the virtues of Lime-water and Soap in the cure of the stone,” Whytt, Robert physician

“Vetasta Monumenta.” Willis, Browne antiquary

“Monita et praecepta medica,” Wintringham, Clifton physician

“Letters,” Zeno, Apostolo poet