Events noted in 1757

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.

1756 1758


Publication: “Dissertation on the religious knowledge of the ancient Jews and Patriarchs; to which is annexed a specimen of a Greek and English Concordance,” by Addington, Stephen clergyman

Died: Alberti, Michael physician

Publication: “OryctographiiE Pedemontan;e specimen,” by Allioni, Charles physician

Publication: “Nouvelles fontaines filtrantes,” by Amy, N. an advocate in the parliament of Aix

Publication: “Reflexions sur les vaisseaux de cuivre, de plomb, et d'etain,” by Amy, N. an advocate in the parliament of Aix

Publication: “Journal Historique de la tentative* de la flotte Angloisc sur la cote d'Aunisj” by Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

Publication: “The Italian Library containing an account of the lives and works of the most valuable authors of Italy with a preface exhibiting the change of the Tuscan language from the barbarous ages to the present time,” by Baretti, Joseph was born at Turin about the year 1716

Publication: “Choix des anciens Mercures,” by Bastide, John Francis De La writer

Publication: “L'Histoire des revolutions de Naples,” by Baudot De Juilli, Nicholas born at Vendôme in 1678

Publication: “Plan d‘un cours de Chimie experimentale et raisonne’e,” by Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Publication: “Dissertation sur F Ether,” by Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Died: Baume, James Francis De La canon of the collegiate church of St

Died: Baumgarten, Alexander Theophilus philosopher

Publication: “FuDestine,” by Beauchamps, Pierre François Godard De writer

Publication: “De vera origine et epocha Hunnorum,” by Bel, Matthias born at Otsova in Hungary

Publication: “Dell‘ azione del caso nelle invenzioni, e dell’ influsso degli Astri ne' corpi terrestri, dissertationi due,” by Belgrado, James mathematician

Publication: “Essais sur le Guyane,” by Bellin, Nicholas geographical engineer of the marine

Publication: “Dissertationes et Quaestiones medicae magis celebres,” by Benvenuti, Joseph surgeon

Publication: “Memoires,” by Bertrand, Elias writer

Publication: “Trattato de' bagni de Piza, &c.” by Bianchi, John naturalist

Publication: “Lettere sopra una gigante,” by Bianchi, John naturalist

Publication: “Dei vescovi e governatori di Verona dissertazioni due,” by Biancolini, John Baptist Joseph was born at Verona

Publication: “Origines, ou Pancien gouvernement de la France, de l‘Allemagne, et de l’Italie,” by Buat-Nancay, Louis Gabriel Du chevalier and count of Nanay

Publication: “Researches into the history of Cards,” by Bullet, John Baptist writer

Publication: “A dissertation on the history of France,” by Bullet, John Baptist writer

Publication: “Life of Erasmus,” by Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

Died: Calmet, Augustine Benedictine

Died: Carleton, Sir Guy late lord Dorchester

Died: Carriera, Rosalba artist

Publication: “Tableaux tire’s de L‘lliade, et de L’Odysse d'Homere,” by Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

Publication: “Description d‘un tableau representant le Sacrifice d’Jpbigenie,” by Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

Publication: “Engrossing hands for young clerks,” by Champion, Joseph a celebrated English penman

Died: Cibber, Colley poet

Publication: “Vindication of the Histories of the Old and New Testament,” by Clayton, Robert bishop

Publication: “Dissertation sur l'effet de la lumiere et des ombres, relativement a la peinture,” by Cochin, Charles Nicholas was born at Paris in 1715

Publication: “A discourse of the unnatural and vile Conspiracy attempted by John earl of Go wry, and his brother, against his majesty’s person, at St. Johnstoun, upon the 5th of Aug. 1600,” by Dalrymple, David antiquary

Publication: “A volume of Sermons,” by Dalton, John, D. D. was born in 1709

Died: Deslandes, Andrew Francis Boltreau writer

Publication: “La Theorie et la Pratique du Jardinage;” by Dezallier, D'Argenville, Antony-Joseph naturalist

Publication: “Pere de Famille,” by Diderot, Denys of the academy of Berlin

Publication: “Letters from Italy.” by Duncombe, John was born 1730

Publication: “Journal Etranger” by Eryceira, Ferdinand De Meneses, Count D' writer

Publication: “Davila’s History of France,” by Farneworth, Ellis distinguished by translating some capital authors

Publication: “The Reveries; Memoirs upon the Art of War, by field-marshal count Saxe,” by Fawcett, Sir William, K.B. a brave English officer

Publication: “Regulations for the Prussian cavalry,” by Fawcett, Sir William, K.B. a brave English officer

Publication: “Meclallas de las Colonias municipios, y pueblos antiguos de Espana,” by Florez, Henry a Spanish Augustine

Publication: “Fables,” by Fontaine, John De La poet

Died: Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier De the son of Frangois le Bovier de Fonienelle

Publication: “The Author,” by Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

Publication: “The Temple of Virtue, a Dream,” by Fordyce, David professor of philosophy in the Marischal college

Publication: “Sophocles.” by Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

Publication: “Storia del Commercio della Gran Brettagna,” by Genovesi, Antony or

Publication: “Treatise of Tenures,” by Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “An Introduction to Dramatic Poetry, or a Review of all the tragedies, comedies, and operas, which have appeared in Germany from 1450 to the middle of the eighteenth century,” by Gottsched, John Christopher poet

Publication: “Ratio Medendi in Nosocomio Practico,” by Haen, Anthony De professor of medicine in the university of Vienna

Publication: “Elementa Physiologiae Medicse, &c.” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Died: Hartley, David physician

Publication: “History of the Pyrites,” by Henckel, John Frederic an eminent mineralogist

Publication: “Jenks’s Meditations,” by Hervey, James divine

Died: Hoadly, Benjamin bishop

Died: Jablonski, Paul-Ernest the son of Daniel-Ernest

Publication: “Reasons offered for the Reformation of the House of Correction in Clerkenwell,” by Ilive, Jacob was a printer

Died: Inguimberti, Dominic, Joseph, Marie D' bishop

Died: Keene, Edmund prelate

Publication: “History of Carausius,” by Kennedy, John, M. D. a native of Scotland

Publication: “Destruction of Zittau,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Died: Koenig, Samuel mathematician

Publication: “Abrege chronologique de l'Histoire Ancienne,” by Lacombe, James historian

Publication: “Le Spectacle des Beaux Arts,” by Lacombe, James historian

Publication: “Account of the Castillian poets,” by Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Publication: “Bibl. Juridica” by Lipenius, Martin divine

Publication: “The Antigallican, or the History and Adventures of Harry Cobham, esq.” by Long, Edward author of a valuable History of Jamaica

Publication: “Experiences sur la Lithotomie,” by Louis, Anthony surgeon

Born: Macdonald, Andrew writer

Publication: “Journal Etranger” by Macedo, Francis Jesuit

Publication: “Plan d'un Cours de Chymie experimentale et raisonnee,” by Macquer, Joseph physician

Publication: “Christian Reflections on the great truths of Faith,” by Mascrier, John Baptist De a French abbé

Publication: “Histoire politique de siecle,” by Maubert, De Gouvest, John Henry a noted political adventurer

Publication: “Memoire pour servir a l'histoire des Cacouac,” by Moreau, Jacob Nicolas a French advocate (17171799)

Publication: “Memoires pour servir a Phistoire de riotre temps,” by Moreau, Jacob Nicolas a French advocate (17171799)

Publication: “Thesaurus,” by Morell, Thomas scholar

Publication: “Philoctetes,” by Morell, Thomas scholar

Died: Mores, Edward-Rowe antiquary

Died: Neve, Timothy divine

Publication: “Suite de Discours pathetique,” by Oliveyra, Francis Xavier De knight

Died: Pelloutier, Simon writer

Publication: “Dictionnaire de Peinture, Sculpture, et Gravure,” by Pernety, Anthony Joseph was born Feb. 15

Born: Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

Publication: “Miscellaneous Tracts,” by Simpson, Thomas professor of mathematics in the king’s academy at Woolwich

Publication: “History of Carausius,” by Stukeley, William antiquary

Publication: “The Covenant of Grace in defence of infant baptism.” by Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Publication: “Demosthenes” by Taylor, John critic

Publication: “Norden’s Travels” by Templeman, Peter the son of an eminent attorney at Dorchester in the county of Dorset

Died: Thornhill, Sir James painter

Publication: “Cedrorum Libani historia,” by Trew, Christopher James naturalist

Publication: “De colica pictorum,” by Tronchin, Theodore physician

Born: Trye, Charles Brandon surgeon

Publication: “Natural and Civil Events the Instruments of God’s moral Government, a Sermon preached on the last public Fast-day, at Lincoln’s-inn Chapel,” by Warburton, William prelate

Publication: “Ecclesiastical History to the Eighteenth Century,” by Warner, Ferdinando writer

Born: Willan, Robert physician

Publication: “A review of the project for building a new square at Westminster, said to be for the use of Westminster-school. By a Sufferer. Part I.” by Wilson, Thomas was born