Events noted in 1764

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.

1763 1765


“Thoughts on the dismission of Officers, civil and military, for their conduct in Parliament,” Adair, James lawyer

“Œuvres posthumes,” Ardene, Esprit-Jean De Rome D' writer

“Gazette litteraire de l'Europe,” Arnaud, Francis writer

“The Companion to the Playhouse,” Baker, Henry naturalist

Died: Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

“Tractatus de morbis venereis,” Bassius, Henry anatomist

“Abreg6 de Phistoire des Insectes,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

“Les droits de la religion sur le coeur de rhomme,” Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

“The history of the life of Jesus Christ, taken from the New Testament; with observations and reflections proper to illustrate the excellence of his character, and the divinity of his mission and religion,” Benson, George a learned and eminent dissenting teacher

“Observationum medicarum quse anatomise superstructae sunt, collectio prima,” Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

“Elements primitifs des Langues, &c.” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

“An Essay on the History of Learning,” Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

“Course of Mathematics for the use of the Marine, with a treatise on Navigation,” Bezout, Stephen mathematician

“De antiquitate sodinarum metallicarum,” Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

“Dissertation sur l‘inutilite de l’Amputation,” Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

“Letters between col. Robert Hammond, governor of the Isle of Wight, and the committee of lords and commons at Derbyhouse, general Fairfax, lieut.-general Cromwell, commissary general Ireton, &c. relating to king Charles I. while he was confined in Carisbrooke-castle in that island. Now first published. To which is prefixed a letter from John Ashburnham, esq. to a friend, concerning his deportment towards the king, in his attendance on his majesty at Hampton-court, and in the Isle of Wight,” Birch, Thomas writer

“Contemplations of Nature” Bonnet, Charles philosopher

“Œconomical and Medical Observations from 1738 to 1763, tending to the improvement of Medical Hospitals,” Brocklesby, Richard physician

“Remarks.” Brown, John writer

“Sunday Thoughts,” Browne, Moses vicar of Olney in Buckinghamshire

“Considerazioni sopra le cose della grandezza dei Romani, trad, del Montesquieu,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Reflessioni critiche sopra ii carattere e le gesta d'Alessandro Magno,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Heureusement,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Œconomy of the Gospel,” Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“History of the establishment of Christianity, taken from Jewish and Pagan authors alone,” Bullet, John Baptist writer

“Sermons,” Burton, John divine

“Dissertations on the Gout, and all Chronical diseases,” Cadogan, William physician

Died: Cantwell, Andrew a native of Tipperary in Ireland

Died: Carter, Elizabeth an English lady of profound learning and genius

“Eloge de Rameau,” Chabanon, De writer

“Sur le sort de la poesie, en ce siecle philosophe, avec un dissertation sur Homere,” Chabanon, De writer

Died: Cheselden, William anatomist

“Independence” Churchill, Charles poet

Died: Cobden, Edward a chaplain in ordinary to George II. was educated at Trinity college

“Pulcheria Commersonia.” Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

“VerVert,” Cooper, John Gilbert poet

“Comfort for the Afflicted under every affliction, with suitable devotions,” Dodd, Dr. William divine

“Charge to the Clergy of the archdeaconry of Berks,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“A Letter to the Proprietors of East-India Stock, on the subject of lord dive’s Jaghire, occasioned by his lordship’s letter on that subject,” Dunning, John Lord Ashburton

“The Patron,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“I, fugias, celeri volitans per nubila cursu,” Fox, Charles James one of the most illustrious statesmen of modern times

Died: Furietti, Joseph Alexander antiquary

“L'Homme de lettres,” Garnier, John James writer

“Lettere Accademiche,” Genovesi, Antony or

“Timoleon,” Harpe, John Francis De La one of the ablest French writers of the last century

Died: Henley, Anthony an English gentleman of parts and learning

“The Earl of Warwick,” Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

“India Tracts,” Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

Died: Horrebow, Peter a celebrated Danish astronomer

“Memoirs” Jackson, John divine

“On Canine Madness,” James, Dr. Robert physician

“The Suffolk Traveller,” Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

“Vindiciie Horatianae,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

“Stratonis epigrammata, uunc primum edita,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

“Epistolae Homericae,” Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Died: Lafitau, Peter Francis was born in 1685

“The System of the World.” Lambert, John Henry mathematician

“New method of computing the sums of a great number of infinite series.” Landen, John mathematician

“Projet d‘un canal et d’un pont sur les cotes de Picardie,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

“Le Fanatisme de Philosophes,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

“Necessit6 d‘une reforme dans l’administration de la justice et des lois civiles de France,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

“La Dime royale,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

“Memoire sur la lgitimite des naissances pr^tendues tardives,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“The History of Henry the Second,” Lyttelton, George writer

“Mathematical Institutions,” Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

“Biographia Philosophica, or Lives of Philosophers,” Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

“The Merry Philosopher, or Thoughts on Jesting,” Meier, George Frederic writer

“Annotations, critical and grammatical, on chap. I. v. 1 to 14 of the Gospel according to St. John,” Merrick, James divine

“Academy of Inscriptions at Paris,” Michaelis, John David critic

Born: Morland, George artist (?–1804)

Born: Newland, Peter a Dutch author

Born: Nieuwland, Peter professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Leyden

“Elementa Botanica,” Oeder, George Christian botanist

“Three Discourses on Eternity, and the Importance and Advantage of looking at Eternal Things,” Orton, Job divine

“Simula, quibus Siciliae veteris rudera, additis antiquitatum tabulis illustrantur,” Orville, James-Philip D' critic

“Observations on the Four Gospels, tending chiefly to ascertain the times of their publication, and to illustrate the form and manner of their composition,” Owen, Henry divine

Born: Pacuvius, Marcus poet

Died: Panard, Charles-Francis poet

“The Case between Gerizirn and Ebal,” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

“Five Pieces of Runic Poetry,” Percy, Thomas prelate

“Consultation en faveur des Naissances tardives,” Petit, Anthony anatomist

“The History of the Life of Reginald Pole,” Phillips, Thomas divine

“Astronomy,” Pingke, Alexander Guy mathematician

“Concorde de la Geographic des differens ages,” Pluche, Antony writer

“Harmonic des Pseaumes et de PEvangile,” Pluche, Antony writer

Died: Pompadour, Jane, Antoinette, Poisson marchioness of

Died: Pontoppidan, Eric bishop

“Tr. des Obligations,” Pothier, Robert Joseph son of a counsellor to the presidial of Orleans (16991772)

“Almena,” Rolt, Richard writer

“Essai historique-critique sur l'origine de la puissance temporelle des Papcs,” Sabbathier, Francis writer

“Lt-s quaires parties du jour” St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

“A Treatise of the Colica Pictonum, or Dry Belly-ache,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day (?–1780)

Died: Smith, George of Ch'uhester

“Sapientia angelica de Divina Providentia,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“Emendationes in Suidam, in quibus plurima loca veterum Grsecorum, Sophoclis et Aristophanis imprimis, cum explicantur turn emenclantur,” Toup, Jonathan critic

“Eciaircissemens sur les Mceurs,” Toussaint, Francis Vincent writer

Died: Tull, Jethro a gentleman of an ancient family in Yorkshire

“The History of the Modern Taste in Gardening.” Walpole, Horace third and youngest son of sir Robert Walpole (?–1797)

Died: Whytt, Robert physician

“Some Enquiries concerning the first inhabitants, learning, and letters of Europe, by a member of the Society of Antiquaries, London;” Wise, Francis antiquary

“The Use, Value, and Improvement, of various Readings shewn and illustrated, in a Sermon preached before the University of Oxford, at St. Mary’s, on Sunday Oct. 18, 1761,” Worthington, William divine