Events noted in 1763

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.

1762 1764


Publication: “Programma on the difficulty of measuring the Human Faculties,” by Abbt, Thomas writer

Publication: “Consolatory Epistle to Dr. Schwartz,” by Abbt, Thomas writer

Publication: “Recherches sur les Sentiments Moraux, traduites de l'Allemand de M. Moses Mendelsohn,” by Abbt, Thomas writer

Died: Abel, Gaspar a native of Halberstadt

Publication: “An account of a Blow on the Heart and its effects,” by Akenside, Mark poet and physician

Died: Ali Bey an adventurer

Publication: “Melanges d'histoire naturelle,” by Alleon, Dulac John Lewis was born at Lyons

Publication: “Forms of Devotion for the closet,” by Amory, Thomas a dissenting minister of considerable note

Publication: “The Patriot,” by Anstey, Christopher poet

Publication: “Memoire sur la necessite de diminuer le nombre des fetes,” by Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

Publication: “Familiar instructions on the diseases of the Urethra and Bladder,” by Arnaud De Ronsil, Georges surgeon

Died: Arntzenius, Otho was born in 1703

Publication: “Polyxene,” by Auvergne, Antoine D' composer

Publication: “De Catarrho, et de Dysenteria Londinensi, epidemicis utrisque anno 1762, libellus,” by Baker, Sir George physician

Publication: “Tablettes Chronologiques” by Barbeau De Labruyere, John Lewis born at Paris in 1710

Publication: “Horace, edited by Mr. Livie, 1762, 8vo;” by Baskerville, John a celebrated printer

Publication: “Dr. Jennings’s Introduction to the knowledge of Medals,” by Baskerville, John a celebrated printer

Publication: “Aphorism! cle cognoscendis et curandis morbis nonnullis ad principia, animalia accommodati.” by Battie, William physician (17041764)

Publication: “Cours d'Histoire sacree et profane,” by Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Publication: “Essais geographiques sur les isles Britanniques,” by Bellin, Nicholas geographical engineer of the marine

Publication: “Essay sur THorlogerie,” by Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

Publication: “Museum,” by Bertrand, Elias writer

Publication: “Dictionnaire Universel des Fossiles propres, etdes Fossils accidentels,” by Bertrand, Elias writer

Publication: “De primis rei metallicae inventoribus,” by Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

Publication: “Lettres familieres,” by Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

Publication: “Instructions for the practice of Surgery in army-hospitals,” by Bilguer, John Ulric De surgeon

Publication: “An Ode to the earl of Lincoln on the duke of Newcastle’s Retirement,” by Bishop, Samuel late head-master of Merchant Taylors’ school

Publication: “Examen de la Confession de Foi du Vicaire Savoyard,” by Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah poet

Died: Blackwall, Anthony a native of Derbyshire

Publication: “Discours sur l'Emulation,” by Bollioud-Mermet, Louis writer

Publication: “Essai sur la lecture,” by Bollioud-Mermet, Louis writer

Publication: “Essai sur la poesie rhythmique,” by Bouchaud, Matthew Anthony writer

Died: Bougainville, John Peter De born at Paris Dec. 1

Publication: “Strabo,” by Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix a learned member of the French academy

Publication: “Bibliographic Instructive,” by Bure, William Francis De bookseller

Publication: “Appel aux Savans,” by Bure, William Francis De bookseller

Publication: “Reponse a une Critique de la Bibliographic Instructive,” by Bure, William Francis De bookseller

Publication: “Historia gymnasii Patavini,” by Burrow, Sir James born in 1701

Died: Byrom, John writer

Publication: “Dissertation on Miracles” by Campbell, George divine

Publication: “Dissertations sur le bois de charpente,” by Camus, Antony Le physician

Publication: “Filial Piety,” by Carr, John LL. D. many years an eminent schoolmaster at Hertford

Died: Carteret, John earl Granville

Publication: “De Tinteret d'un ouvrage dans le sujet, le plan, et le style,” by Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim poet

Publication: “Letters to the duchess of Lesdiguieres, giving an account of a voyage to Canada,” by Charlevoix, Peter Francis Xavier De Jesuit

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

Publication: “Letters concerning the Spanish nation, written at Madrid during the years 1760 and 1761,” by Clarke, Edward was born at Btixted

Publication: “A Letter of free advice to a young Clergyman,” by Clubbe, John rector of Whatfield

Publication: “Les Mysotechniques aux enfers,” by Cochin, Charles Nicholas was born at Paris in 1715

Died: Dalin, Olaus Von a learned Swede

Died: Dassier, John medallist to the republic of Geneva

Publication: “An humble apology for Christian Orthodoxy,” by Delany, Patkick a clergymnn of Ireland

Publication: “Nouveaux eclaircissemens sur la vie et les ouvrages de Guillaume Postel,” by Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse poet

Died: Disney, John divine

Publication: “Reflections on Death,” by Dodd, Dr. William divine

Died: Donati, Vitaliano botanist

Publication: “I hope, within this year, to have about twelve dioceses ready for the press;” by Ducarel, Andrew Coltee antiquary

Died: Farneworth, Ellis distinguished by translating some capital authors

Died: Fawkes, Francis writer

Publication: “Astronomical Tables and Precepts, for calculating' the true times of New and Full Moons, &c.” by Ferguson, James philosopher

Publication: “A Charge to the Grand Jury of Westminster,” by Fielding, Sir John was half brother

Publication: “The Mayor of Garrat,” by Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

Publication: “The Law of Executions,” by Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “A Decription of Teneriffe, with the Manners and Customs of the Portuguese who are settled there.” by Glass, John son of the above

Publication: “Metfiodus medendi Morbos, cum prafatione de prsestantia Theorise Hambergeri, prae ceteris,” by Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Died: Hartzheim, Joseph Jesuit

Publication: “Twenty Discourses abridged from archbishop Tillotson, c.” by Henry, David an ingenious printer

Publication: “Jurisprudentia numismatibus illustrata, necnon sigillis, gemmis, aliisque picturis vetustis varie exornata,” by Hommel, Charles Frederick lawyer

Born: Hurdis, James poet

Died: Jackson, John divine

Died: Joubert, Francis a learned priest of Montpellier

Died: Ilive, Jacob was a printer

Publication: “Epistle from lady Jane Gray to lord Guildford Dudley;” by Keate, George writer

Died: King, Dr. William son of the rev

Publication: “Dictionnaire de Jurisprudence,” by Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

Publication: “Plantarum Rariorum Horti Upsaliensis Fasciculus Primus,” by Linnæus the oldest

Died: Lobb, Theophilus physician

Publication: “Memoire sur une question anatomique, relatif a la jurisprudence,” by Louis, Anthony surgeon

Publication: “Answer to the capital errors of W. Law,” by Madan, Martin preacher

Died: Mangeart, Thomas called

Died: Marivaux, Peter Carlet De Chamblain De writer

Died: Mason, John divine

Publication: “Lettre sur la Bibliographic de Debure,” by Mercier, Bartholomew bibliographer

Publication: “Poems on Sacred subjects,” by Merrick, James divine and poet

Died: Mesenguy, Francis Philip divine

Publication: “Plan of typical Divinity,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Publication: “Apologia pro medicina Empirica,” by Musgrave, Dr. William antiquary

Publication: “Theatre & Oeuvres diverse*,” by Panard, Charles-Francis poet

Publication: “Remarks on Dr. Kennicott’s Letter,” by Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Publication: “A Proposal for selling part of the Forest Land and Chaces, and disposing of the produce towards the discharge of that part of the national debt due to the Bank of England; and for the establishment of a National Bank, &c.” by Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

Publication: “Chinese Miscellanies,” by Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Pessklier, Charles Stephen member of the academies of Nancy

Died: Pilkington, Letitia an English wit and poetess

Publication: “The Importance of the African Expedition considered,” by Postlethwayt, Malachi writer

Died: Racine, Louis was born at Paris in 1692

Publication: “Disquisitiones Plinianae, sive de utriusque Flinii patria, scriptis, codicibus, editionibus, atque interpretibus,” by Rezzonico, Anthony Joseph, Count scholar

Publication: “The Royal Shepherd,” by Rolt, Richard writer

Publication: “The Life of Faith,” by Romaine, William divine

Publication: “Nosologica methodica, sistens’morborum classes, genera, et species,” by Sauvages, Francis Boissier De the inventor of modern nosology

Publication: “Sermons on several occasions” by Sharp, Thomas was born about 1693

Died: Smellie, William an eminent accoucheur

Publication: “The Principles of Religion made easy to young persons, in a short and familiar Catechism. Dedicated to the late Prince Frederick,” by Squire, Samuel divine

Publication: “A Letter to the right hon. the earl of Halifax on the Peace,” by Squire, Samuel divine

Died: Sykes, Arthur Ashley divine

Died: Tate, Nahum *a well known Psalmodist

Publication: “The History of Ireland, vol*. 1.” by Warner, Ferdinando writer

Publication: “Experience of Medicine;” by Zimmermann, John George physician