Events noted in 1762

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.

1761 1763


Publication: “Treatise on the influence of the Beautiful on Science,” by Abbt, Thomas writer

Publication: “De Ossibus corporis humani,” by Albinus, Bernard Siegfried and one of the most celebrated anatomists of modern times

Publication: “Connoissauce de la Mythologie,” by Allainval, The Abbe Leonor-Jean-Christine Soulas D' was born at Chartres (?–1753)

Publication: “Synopsis methodica horti Taurinensis,” by Allioni, Charles physician

Publication: “Historical and Chronological deduction of Trade and Commerce,” by Anderson, Adam a native of Scotland

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

Publication: “Transitus Veneris, &c.” by Audiffredi, John Baptist astronomer

Died: Baker, Henry naturalist

Publication: “Ueducation physique des enfans,” by Ballexserd, N. James citizen of Geneva

Publication: “A Grammar of the Italian language with a copious praxis of moral sentences. To which is added an English grammar for the use of the Italians,” by Baretti, Joseph was born at Turin about the year 1716

Died: Baron, Bernard engraver

Publication: “The Book of Common Prayer,” by Baskerville, John a celebrated printer

Publication: “Elemens de Pharmacie theorique et pratique,” by Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Died: Bentinck, William earl of Portland

Publication: “De rubiginis frumentum corrumpentis causa et medela,” by Benvenuti, Joseph surgeon

Publication: “Principes de la Penitence et de la Justice,” by Besoigne, Jerome a doctor of the Sorbonne

Publication: “Treatise on the Scurvy, with remarks on the cure of scorbutic ulcers,” by Bisset, Charles physician

Died: Bouchardon, Edmund a French sculptor

Died: Boys, William esq. F. A. and L. S. S. was born at Deal in Kent

Publication: “Fifty-four Sermons,” by Bradbury, Thomas preacher

Born: Burn, Richard writer

Publication: “An Answer to the Cocoa-Tree (a pamphlet so called), from a Whig,” by Butler, John bishop

Died: Caille, Nicholas Lewis De La astronomer

Publication: “Liber secundus, continens pelvis human se fabricam et morbos,” by Camper, Peter physician

Publication: “Inscrizioni Palermitane,” by Castello, Gabriel Lancelot antiquary

Publication: “L'Apologie de Pinstitut des Jesuites,” by Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim poet

Publication: “Eponine,” by Chabanon, De writer

Publication: “Essai historique sur la Medicine en France,” by Chomel, James Francis physician

Publication: “The Ghost,” by Churchill, Charles poet

Publication: “Psalms,” by Cramer, John Andrew of another family

Died: Crebillon, Prosper Joliot De who has been called the Æsehvlus of France

Publication: “The House of Superstition,” by Denton, Thomas clergyman

Publication: “A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton,” by Dodd, Dr. William divine

Died: Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

Publication: “A Defence of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies, and their Servants (particularly those at Bengal), against the Complaints of the Dutch East India Company; being a Memorial from the English Company to his Majesty on that subject,” by Dunning, John Lord Ashburton

Publication: “Dictionnaire geographique des Gaules et de la France,” by Expilli, John Joseph writer

Publication: “The Shipwreck,” by Falconer, William poet

Died: Falconet, Camille born at Lyons in 1671

Publication: “Xenophon’s Memoirs of Socrates, with the Defence of Socrates before his Judges,” by Fielding, Sarah was born in 1714

Publication: “The Universal Mentor; containing, Essays on the most important Subjects in Life; composed of Observations, Sentiments, and Examples of Virtue, selected from the approved Ethic Writers, Biographers, and Historians, both ancient and modern,” by Fielding, Sir John was half brother

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

Publication: “L‘art de l’Ardoisier,” by Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Publication: “Numismata antiqua,” by Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

Died: Geminiani, Francis a fine performer on the violin

Publication: “Rape of the Lock;” by Gottsched, John Christopher poet

Publication: “The History of Carausius; or an examination of what has been advanced on that subject by Genebrier and Dr. Stukeley,” by Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Publication: “Miscellaneous Antiquities.” by Gray, Thomas poet

Died: Gregory, David and nephew to the inventor of the reflecting telescope

Died: Gronovius, John Frederick botanist

Publication: “Opera anatomica minora,” by Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

Died: Hay, William writer

Publication: “Plain Instructions for young persons in the principles of the Christian religion in six conferences, between a minister and his disciple designed for the use of the isle and diocese of Mann. By a resident clergyman,” by Hildesley, Mark prelate

Publication: “Flora Anglica,” by Hudson, William one of the earliest Linniean botanists in England

Died: Jennings, David an eminent dissenter

Publication: “An appeal to reason and common sense for the Truth of the Holy Scriptures.” by Jennings, David an eminent dissenter

Publication: “The Reverie; or a Flight to the Paradise of Fools,” by Johnston, Charles author of <c Chrysal

Died: Jortin, Dr. John divine

Publication: “An Answer to a Letter from the Rev. T. Rutherforth, D. D. F. R. S.” by Kennicott, Benjamin divine

Publication: “Histoire du siecle d'Alexandre,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “Short Introduction to English Grammar,” by Lowth, Robert prelate

Died: Maillebois, Jean-Baptiste Des Marets, Marquis Of was the son of Nicolas Desmarets

Publication: “Occasional thoughts oo the present German War.” by Mauduit, Israel a person of some celebrity in his time

Died: Mayer, Tobias one of the greatest astronomers and mechanics of the last century

Publication: “Prophetical plan of the preacher Solomon,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Publication: “Questions proposed to a society of learned Men, who went to Arabia by order of the king of Denmark,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Died: Morabin, James a man of letters

Publication: “Monumenta,” by Nicephorus, Callistus the son of Callistus Xanthopulus

Publication: “Chronological abridgment of the History of France,” by Nugent, Thomas writer

Publication: “Act of Faith” by Oliveyra, Francis Xavier De knight

Publication: “Le. Chevalier D'Oliveyra brule ervefiigie cornrne Heretique, comment et pourquoi? Anecdotes et Reflections sur ee sujet donnes an public par lui meme,” by Oliveyra, Francis Xavier De knight

Publication: “An Hebrew and English Lexicon, without points; to which is added, a methodical Hebrew grammar, without points, adapted to the use of learners,” by Parkhurst, John divine

Publication: “Dissertation on Daniel’s Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks,” by Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Died: Pearsall, Richard divine

Born: Perceval, Spencer by his second lady

Died: Roubiliac, Lewis-Francis a very eminent sculptor

Died: Rousset, John De Missy writer

Born: Shaw, Steering historian

Died: Short, Thomas physician

Publication: “Miscellaneous Tracts,” by Stillingfleet, Benjamin naturalist

Died: Titon, Verard the projector of a French Parnassus

Publication: “Oeuvres de Baillou,” by Tronchin, Theodore physician

Publication: “Traite des maladies des os,” by Verney, Guichard Joseph Du anatomist

Publication: “Anecdotes of Fainting in England; with some account of the principal Artists, and incidental notes on other Arts, collected by Mr. George Vertue,” by Vertue, George antiquary

Publication: “Remarks on the History of Fingal and other poems of Ossian, translated by Mr. Macpherson, in a letter to the right hon. the lord L (Lyttelton),” by Warner, Ferdinando writer

Publication: “Life and Literary Remains of Dr. Batburst.” by Warton, Thomas historian

Publication: “The School for Lovers,” by Whitehead, William poet (?–1785)

Publication: “History of the Empire,” by Winkelman, Abbe John antiquary