Events noted in 1758

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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Died: Albert, Louis Joseph D' grandson of the constable de Luynes

Died: Alberti, George William a preacher at Tundern in Hanover

“Tractatio de miliarium origine, progressu, natura, et curatione,” Allioni, Charles physician

Died: Altmann, John George divine

“Les Fetes d'Euterpe,” Auvergne, Antoine D' composer

“Dictionnaire historique, litteraire, et critique, des homines celebres,” Barral, Abbe Peter born at Grenoble

“Dictionnaire hist, geographique et moral de la Bible,” Barral, Abbe Peter born at Grenoble

“Les choses comme ont doit les voir,” Bastide, John Francis De La writer

“Remarks upon Dr. Benson’s sermon on the gospel method of Justification,” Bate, Julius divine

“The morality of Epicurus,” Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

Died: Baty, Richard rector of the parish of Kirkandrews upon Esk

“An historical account of the General Hospital or Infirmary in the city of Bath,” Baylis, William one of the physicians to the king of Prussia

Born: Baynes, John was born in April 1758

Died: Beaufils, William Jesuit

Died: Benedict Xiv., Pope whose name was Prosper Lambertini

“De Lucensium Thermarum sale tractatus,” Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

Died: Benzelius, Henry archbishop

Died: Berruyer, Joseph Isaac writer

“Le Philanthrope,” Bertrand, Elias writer

“Recherches sur les langues anciennes et modernes de la Suisse, et principalement du pays de Vaud,” Bertrand, Elias writer

Died: Bianchi, John Antony called by Fabroni Blanchius

“Remarks on the rev. Dr. Powell’s Sermon in defence of Subscriptions, &c.” Blackburne, Francis the celebrated author of the “Confessional

Died: Booth, Henry earl of Warrington

“Theoria philosophise niituralis reducta ad unicam legem virium in natura existentium,” Boscovich, Roger Joseph one of the most eminent mathematicians and philosophers of the last century

“History of the four last years of Queen Anne” Boyle, John earl of Cork and Orrery

Born: Brancas Villeneuve, Andrew Francis abbe d'Aulnay

“Monasticon Eboracense; and the Ecclesiastical History of Yorkshire, &c.” Burton, John antiquary

“The history of the war in the East-Indies,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“La Theorie de Pouie,” Cat, Claude Nicholas Le physician

“Histoire d'Hercule le Thebain,” Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

“Observations, &c.” Chapman, Thomas the son of John Chapman

“The History and Antiquities of the ancient villa of Wheatfield, in the county of Suffolk,” Clubbe, John rector of Whatfield

Died: Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

“The Genius of Britain,” Cooper, John Gilbert poet

“A plan for the establishment of Charity-houses for exposed or deserted women and girls, and for penitent prostitutes,” Coram, Capt. Thomas an eminent philanthropist

Died: Cowper, William earl Cowper

Died: Craig, William divine

“An Essay towards a System of Mineralogy,” Cronstedt, Axel Frederic a Swedish mineralogist

“Dictionnaire Militaire,” Desbois, Francis Alexander Aubert De La Chesnaie a laborious Dictionary maker

“Oxford, 1756;” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“Sermon at the Meeting of the Charity Schools,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“A full Confutation of Bower’s Three Defences;” Douglas, John bishop

“Topographic de TUnivers,” Expilli, John Joseph writer

“CEuvres diverses,” Fontaine, John De La poet

“Recherches et considerations sur les finances de France depuis 1595 jusqu'a 1721,” Forbonnois, Francis V'Eron De writer

Died: Foster, Sir Michael lawyer

“De Atmosphaera Ccelestium corporuro,” Frisi, Paul mathematician

Died: Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“Notitia elementaria antiquorum illorum, quse urbium liberarum, regum et principum, ac personarum illustrium, appellantur,” Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“Institutiones Pathologiae Medicinalis,” Gaubius, Jerome David physician

“History and Practice of the high court of Chancery,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“Critical Review” Grainger, James physician

Died: Grange, Joseph De Chancel De La poet

“Physique des Arbres,” Hamel Du Monceau, Henry Lewis Du writer

Died: Hardinge, Nicholas scholar

“Narrative” Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

“Jerusalem Delivered,” Hoole, John poet

“Natural History of Iceland,” Horrebow, Peter a celebrated Danish astronomer

“The Mistakes or, The Happy Resentment,” Hyde, Henry Lord Hyde and Cornbury

“A discourse on the conduct of Great Britain in respect to Neutral Nations during the present War,” Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

Died: Jussieu, Antony De botanist

“Epistle to Lorenzo,” Kenrick, William the son of a stay-maker at or near Watford in Hertfordshire

Died: Kimber, Isaac divine

“Pro M. T. Cicerone adversus Dionem Cassium et Plutarchum dissertatio,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

“Ad virum doct. I. C. Reichelium epistola, qua de quibusdam ad Homerum pertinentibus disputatur,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

“A Hebrew Grammar,” Ladvocat, John Baptist writer

“Sanctae ecclesiae Florentine monumenta,” Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

“The Residual Analysis,” Landen, John mathematician

“Treatise on the Small-pox,” Langrish, Browne physician

“Chereas and Calliroe,” Larcher, Peter Henry scholar

“De sectionibus conicis,” Lecchi, John Anthony a learned Italian mathe. matician

“Lectures on Italian Eloquence,” Mann I, Dominic Maria writer

“Dictionnaire Historique, ou Memoires Critiques et Litteraires, concernant la vie et les outrages de divers personnages distingués, particulierement dans la republique des-lettres,” Marchand, Prospeu an author to whom the curious in literary history are greatly indebted

“Tales.” Marmontel, John Francis one of the most distinguished French writers of the eighteenth century

“The Gentleman’s Magazine,” Maty, Matthew physician

“Paralipomena contra Polygamiam,” Michaelis, John David critic

“The History of the Mathematics;” Montucla, John Stephen mathematician

Died: Murray, James clergyman

“Five Lessons for the Harpsichord, with a sonata in score for the harpsichord or organ; dedicated to the right honourable the countess of Carlisle;” Nares, James doctor of music

Born: Nelson, Horatio one of the bravest

“CEuvres diverses,” Oliva, John antiquary

“The Fig-tree dried up; or the Story of that remarkable Transaction as it is related by St. Mark considered in a new light explained and vindicated in a Letter to . . . . . . . . . esq.” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

“The Study of Sacred Literature, fully stated and considered in a Discourse to a student in divinity (the rev. John Jenison, who died at Liege, Dec. 27, 1790),” Phillips, Thomas divine

“Observations on that Disorder of the corner of the Eye commonly called Fistula Lachrytnalis,” Pott, Percival an English surgeon of the highest eminence (17131788)

“Madrigal and Trulletta, a mock tragedy,” Reed, Joseph writer

Born: Robinson, Maria a lady of considerable literary talents (?–1800)

Born: Sibthorp, John botanist

“De telluribus in mundo nostro solari,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“De Equo albo in Apocalypsi,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

Born: Thew, Robert engraver

“A Compendium of social religion,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

“Droit des gens, ou Principes de la Loi Naturelle,” Vattel, Emer De, an eminent publicist

“De inaequalitatibus motuum Lunarium,” Walmesley, Charles R (?–1721)

“Four Essays upon the English Longuage,” Ward, John writer

“System of Oratory, delivered in a course of lectures publicly read at Gresham college,” Ward, John writer

Died: Webster, William divine