Events noted in 1760

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.

1759 1761


Publication: “Oratio Harveiaua,” by Akenside, Mark poet and physician

Died: Amy, N. an advocate in the parliament of Aix

Born: Anderson, George a young man of extraordinary talents

Publication: “Traite des Tulipes,” by Ardene, John Paul De Rome D' and a priest of the Oratory

Publication: “Journal Etranger,” by Arnaud, Francis writer

Publication: “Observations on Aneurism,” by Arnaud De Ronsil, Georges surgeon

Died: Artaud, Peter Joseph born at Bonieux in the comtat-Venaissin

Publication: “Theatrum triumphans, or a discourse of Plays,” by Baker, Sir Richard and son of John

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

Publication: “Le Castoiement, ou instructions d' une pere a son fils,” by Barbazan, Stephen antiquary

Publication: “A Dictionary of the English and Italian languages; improved and augmented with above ten thousand words omitted in the last editio*n of Altieri. To which is added, an Italian and English grammar,” by Baretti, Joseph was born at Turin about the year 1716

Publication: “Les Amours de' Carite et de Polydore,” by Barthelemi, John James writer

Publication: “Le Monde comme il est,” by Bastide, John Francis De La writer

Publication: “Cours de belles-lettres,” by Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

Publication: “Initia philosophise practicae primae,” by Baumgarten, Alexander Theophilus philosopher

Born: Beddoes, Thomas a gentleman of Welch extraction

Publication: “Riflessioni sopra gli effetti del moto a cavallo,” by Benvenuti, Joseph surgeon

Publication: “Classes conchy liorum,” by Bergen, Charles Augustus De anatomist

Publication: “Physique des cometes,” by Bertier, Joseph Stephen of the oratory

Publication: “Definitiones plantarum Ludwigianas auctas et emendatas edidit G. R. Boehmer,” by Boehmer, George Ralph an eminent professor of botany and anatomy in the university of Wittetnberg

Publication: “De sensibilitate et contractibilitate partium in corpore humano sano,” by Bordeu, Francis brother to Theophilus

Publication: “The Royal Procession of queen Elizabeth, to visit her cousin german, Henry lord Hunsdon, governor of Berwick.” by Boyle, John earl of Cork and Orrery

Publication: “Eulogium Medicum, sive Oratio Anniyersaria Harveiana habita in Theatris Collegii Regal is Me-? dicorum Londinensium, Die xviii Octobris,” by Brocklesby, Richard physician

Publication: “Du culte des dieux Fetiches, ou parallele de l'ancienne idolatrie avec celle des peuples de Nigritie,” by Brosses, Charles De writer

Publication: “Traite des Monnoies Romanies, Grecques, et Hebr. compares avec les Monnoies de France, pour l'intelligencederEcriture Sainte, et de tous les auteurs Grecs, et Remains,” by Brotier, Gabriel scholar

Publication: “Claudian,” by Burman, Peter called the second

Publication: “Demonstrationum Anatomico-Pathologicarum liber primus, continens brachii humani fabricam et morbos, in folio maximo, cum quatuor figuris,” by Camper, Peter physician

Publication: “The young Penman’s practice,” by Champion, Joseph a celebrated English penman

Died: Chapman, Thomas the son of John Chapman

Publication: “Journal of a Voyage to North America,” by Charlevoix, Peter Francis Xavier De Jesuit

Publication: “Conferences de la Mere Angelique, de St. Jean Arnaud de Port Royal,” by Clemencet, Charles was born at Painblanc

Died: Collins, Arthur antiquary

Publication: “Odes to Oblivion and Obscurity.” by Colman, George an eminent dramatic author and manager

Publication: “Merchants’ lecture” by Conder, John divine

Publication: “Essay on Artillery” by Darcy, Patrick, Count of a noble and ancient family in Ireland

Died: Desmolets, Peter Nicolas librarian of the house of the oratory in the rue St

Born: Desmoustier, Charles Albert writer

Publication: “Two Sermons on a particular Providence,” by Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Publication: “Sermon before the Sons of the Clergy,” by Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Died: Falkenstein, John Henry a voluminous compiler of historical documents

Publication: “Treatise on the clergy of St. John de Lateran,” by Foggini, Peter Francis a learned Italian ecclesiastic

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

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

Died: Fothergill, George principal of St

Publication: “Memoires sur la formation de$ Os,” by Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Publication: “Histoire de la guerre des Cevennes, ou de la guerre des Camisards,” by Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

Publication: “Cases in Law and Equity,” by Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “Amphytrion, or the two Sosias,” by Hawkesworth, John writer

Died: Hayes, Charles esq. a very singular person

Publication: “Your life, my lord, has been one continued series of services to your country.” by Howe, Richard fourth viscount Howe

Publication: “Life of Erasmus,” by Jortin, Dr. John divine

Died: Kennedy, John, M. D. a native of Scotland

Publication: “Christian Fortitude.” by Kennicott, Benjamin divine

Publication: “Mores Eruditorum,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Publication: “Genius Sxculi,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Publication: “Philosophical Transactions” by Landen, John mathematician

Died: Lebeuf, John antiquary

Publication: “Life of Charles I.” by Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Publication: “Library,” by Lloyd, Robert poet

Publication: “Definitiones Plantarum” by Ludwig, Christian Theophilus writer

Publication: “Saturnalia” by Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius writer

Died: Margon, William Plantavit De La Pause, De a French author and journalist

Died: Mascrier, John Baptist De a French abbé

Publication: “Lommius’s Table of Diseases,” by Mascrier, John Baptist De a French abbé

Publication: “Compendium Theologize dogmatics?,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Died: Middleton, Conyers divine

Publication: “The History of P:ssex,” by Morant, Philip antiquary

Publication: “De Sedibus et Causis Morborum per Anatomiam indagatis, Libri quinque,” by Morgagni, John Baptist anatomist

Publication: “Introduction to Natural Philosophy,” by Musschenbroeck, Peter De mathematician

Died: Necker, Charles Frederick professor of civil law at Geneva

Publication: “A Defence of the Lord Bishop of London’s [Sherlock] Interpretation of the famous text in the book of Job, ‘ I know that my Redeemer liveth,’ against the Exceptions of the Bishop of Gloucester [Warburton], the Examiner of the Bishop of London’s Principles; with occasional Remarks on the argument of the Divine Legation, so far as this point is concerned with it,” by Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Publication: “Memoirs,” by Pilkington, Letitia an English wit and poetess

Publication: “A Memoir relating to the Discoveries made in the South Sea, during the Voyages of the English and French round the World.” by Pingke, Alexander Guy astronomer

Publication: “Observations on the Nature and Consequences of Wounds and Contusions of the Head, Fractures of the Skull, Concussions of the Brain,” by Pott, Percival surgeon (17131788)

Born: Raine, Matthew scholar

Died: Ray, Benjamin an ingenious and worthy man

Publication: “Twelve Discourses upon the Law and Gospel,” by Romaine, William divine

Publication: “Les Fe>es de l‘Amour et de l’Hymen,” by St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

Publication: “Observations on the Skin of Leaves” by Saussure, Horace Benedict De naturalist

Born: Schnebbelie, Jacob was son of a native of Zurich

Publication: “Harmonics, or the philosophy of Musical Sounds,” by Smith, Robert the very learned successor of Bentley as master of Trinity college

Publication: “Tristram Shandy,” by Sterne, Laurence said to be great-grandson of the preceding

Publication: “De dysenteria tentamen medicum,” by Strack, Charles physician

Died: Tanner, Thomas antiquary

Publication: “An Examination of Dr. Hutcheson’s Scheme of Morality.” by Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Died: Trumbull, William statesman

Publication: “The Law of Nations; or, principles of the Law of Nature: applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns,” by Vattel, Emer De, an eminent publicist

Publication: “Description of the city of Amsterdam,” by Wagenaar, John historian

Publication: “Plan of Discipline composed for the use of the militia of the county of Norfolk,” by Windham, William statesman

Died: Winslow, James Benignus anatomist

Died: Zinzendorf, Nicholas Lewis count de