Events noted in 1766

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1765 1767


Died: Abbt, Thomas writer

Publication: “Tabula Syriae, Arab, et Lat. cum notis Koehleri, et animadversionibus Jo. Jac. Reiskii,” by Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

Publication: “Dissertation on the operation for the Cataract,” by Acrel, Olaus physician

Publication: “A Sermon on Ecclesiastes ix. 10. composed by the author the day preceding his death,” by Alexander, John writer

Died: Anich, Peter astronomer

Publication: “L'Esprit de la Ligue.” by Anquetil, Lewis-Peter historian

Publication: “Memoir sur l'Egypt ancienne et moderne, avec une description de Golphe Arabique,” by Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Publication: “The easiest introduction to Dr. Lowth’s English Grammar,” by Ash, John LL.D. a dissenting minister at Pershore

Publication: “L'Art crAccoucher reduit a ses principles,” by Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

Publication: “Tractatus Pathologicus,” by Astruc, John a very celebrated French physiciaiTj was born in 1684

Publication: “De Solis Parallaxi commentarius,” by Audiffredi, John Baptist astronomer

Publication: “An Inquiry into the merits of a method of inoculating the Small Pox, which is now practised in several counties in England,” by Baker, Sir George physician

Publication: “Observations on the Statutes,” by Barrington, The Hon. Daines was born in 1727

Publication: “Lettres sur quelques monumens Pheniciens,” by Barthelemi, John James writer

Publication: “A second edition of the Rationale, &c.” by Bate, James was born at Bocton Malherb in Kent in 1703

Publication: “Recueil de divers traités sur l'histoire naturelle de la Terre etdes Fossiles,” by Bertrand, Elias writer

Publication: “Recherches sur le tissu mnqueux, et l'organecellulaire,” by Bordeu, Theophilus De was born Feb. 22

Died: Bower, Archibald a person of a very celebrated

Publication: “Fossilia Hantohiensia collecta, et in Museo Britannico deposita, a Gustavo Brander,” by Brander, Gustavus esq. F. R. S. and F. S. A. and a trustee of the British Museum

Died: Caslon, William eminent in an art of the greatest consequence to literature

Publication: “Secret Correspondence” by Cecil, Robert earl of Salisbury

Died: Cibber, Susanna Maria and for several years the best actress in England

Publication: “The Tea-table Miscellany,” by Croxall, Dr. Samuel was the son of Samuel Croxall

Publication: “Memorials and Letters relating to the history of Britain in the reign of Charles’ I. published from the originals,” by Dalrymple, David antiquary

Died: Davies, Samuel clergyman

Died: Dawes, Richard critic

Died: Dezallier, D'Argenville, Antony-Joseph naturalist

Died: Dodd, Dr. William divine

Died: Drummond, George an eminently patriotic and public-spirited magistrate of Edinburgh

Publication: “The Civil War between the Israelites and Benjamites illustrated and applied.” by Duncombe, John was born 1730

Publication: “Historical account of the Grevillc Family, with an account of Warwick Castle,” by Edmondson, Joseph Mowbray herald extraordinary

Publication: “Memoires de la Societe” by Euler, Leonard mathematician (?–1783)

Publication: “Sermons on the Scripture doctrine of the Son and Holy Spirit,” by Evans, Caleb a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion at Bristol (17371791)

Publication: “Another Charge to the Grand Jury on a similar occasion,” by Fielding, Sir John was half brother

Born: Garnet, Thomas physician

Publication: “Characters, an Epistle,” by Gentleman, Francis writer

Publication: “Royal Fables,” by Gentleman, Francis writer

Publication: “Dissertations on the Genius and Evidences of Christianity,” by Gerard, Alexander divine

Died: Goodal, Walter antiquary

Died: Gottsched, John Christopher poet

Publication: “Epistolee.” by Govea, Andrew in Latin Goveanus (1493–?)

Died: Gregory, George divine

Died: Grey, Zachary divine

Publication: “Flora Norvegica,” by Gunner, John Ernest naturalist

Died: Hardion, James writer

Born: Headley, Henry critic

Died: Heath, Benjamin lawyer

Died: Hellot, John a French chemist

Died: Hemsterhuis, Tiberius one of the most famous critics of his country

Died: Hesychius was a celebrated grammarian of Alexandria

Publication: “Interesting historical events relative to Bengal and Indostan; as also the Mythology of the Gentoos; and a dissertation on the Metempsychosis,” by Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

Publication: “Neve’s Animadversions” by Jortin, Dr. John divine

Publication: “Life of Cardinal Pole,” by Joyner, William second son of William

Publication: “An Examination of Mr. Kenrick’s Review,” by Kenrick, William the son of a stay-maker at or near Watford in Hertfordshire

Publication: “Dr. Brook Taylor’s Method of Perspective, compared with the examples lately published on the subject, as Sirigatti'i,” by Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

Publication: “Les Tense’s de Pope, avec sa vie,” by Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

Publication: “Lezioni d'antichita Toscane, e speciaimente dellacittadi Firenze,” by Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

Publication: “Essai sur Tabus des regies generales, et centre les prejuges qui s’opposent aux progres de Tart des accouchemens,” by Levret, Andrew surgeon

Publication: “Histoire des Revolutions de l'empire Remain,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “Recueil d‘Observations d’Anatomie et de Chirurgie, pour servir de base a la Theorie des lesions de la t^te par contrecoup,” by Louis, Anthony surgeon

Publication: “Larger Confutation,” by Lowth, Robert prelate

Publication: “Description and use of the Air Pump,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Publication: “Description of the Torricellian Barometer,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Publication: “Appendix to the Description and Use of the Globes,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Died: Mehegan, William Alexander historian

Publication: “Tableau de THistoire moderne,” by Mehegan, William Alexander historian

Publication: “The Amours of Calisthenes and Aristoclea,” by Menard, Leo a counsellor in the presidial court at Nismes

Publication: “Short directions to young Students in Divinity, and Candidates for Holy Orders,” by Owen, Henry divine

Publication: “An Essay on the Coins of Cunobelin in an epistle to the right rev. bishop of Carlisle (Dr. Lyttelton), president of the society of antiquaries,” by Pegge, Samuel antiquary

Publication: “Premier et seconde Rapport en faveur de l'Inoculation,” by Petit, Anthony anatomist

Publication: “Beauty > a poetical essay,” by Pye, Henry James poet

Publication: “De Pestilential” by Rhazes called also Albubecar Mohamed

Publication: “A Vindication of the Right of Protestant Churches to require the Clergy to subscribe to an established Confession of Faith and Doctrines, in a Charge delivered at a Visitation, July 1766,” by Rutherforth, Thomas divine

Publication: “Dictionnaire pour Tintelligencedes auteurs classiques Grecs et Latins, tant sacrés que profanes, contenant la geographic, Thistoire, la fable, et les andquite*s,” by Sabbathier, Francis writer

Born: Sanches, Antonio Nunps Ribeiro physician

Publication: “Duport de signis morborum libri quatuor,” by Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day (?–1780)

Publication: “A Prospect of Ware and the Country adjacent,” by Scott, John poet

Died: Servandoni, John Nicholas architect

Publication: “Vetera H.umiliatorum monumenta annotationibus ac dissertationibus, prodromis illustrata,” by Tiraboschi, Jerome one of the most valuable Italian writers of the last century

Publication: “Microscopical Observations,” by Torre, John Maria De La philosopher

Publication: “Observations and Conjectures on some passages in Sbakspeare,” by Tyrwhitt, Thomas one of the most eminent scholars and critics of the last century

Publication: “Miscellanies in Prose and Verse,” by Williams, Anna an ingenious English lady

Died: Worlidge, Thomas artist