Events noted in 1766

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Died: Abbt, Thomas writer

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

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

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

Died: Anich, Peter astronomer

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

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

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

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

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

“De Solis Parallaxi commentarius,” Audiffredi, John Baptist mathematician

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

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

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

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

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

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

Died: Bower, Archibald a person of a very celebrated

“Fossilia Hantohiensia collecta, et in Museo Britannico deposita, a Gustavo Brander,” 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

“Secret Correspondence” Cecil, Robert earl of Salisbury

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Born: Garnet, Thomas physician

“Characters, an Epistle,” Gentleman, Francis writer

“Royal Fables,” Gentleman, Francis writer

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

Died: Goodal, Walter antiquary

Died: Gottsched, John Christopher poet

Died: Gregory, George divine

Died: Grey, Zachary divine

“Flora Norvegica,” 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

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

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

“Life of Cardinal Pole,” Joyner, William second son of William

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

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

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

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

“Essai sur Tabus des regies generales, et centre les prejuges qui s’opposent aux progres de Tart des accouchemens,” Levret, Andrew an eminent French surgeon and accoucheur

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

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

“Larger Confutation,” Lowth, Robert prelate

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

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

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

Died: Mehegan, William Alexander historian

“Tableau de THistoire moderne,” Mehegan, William Alexander historian

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

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

“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,” Pegge, Samuel antiquary

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

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

“De Pestilential” Rhazes called also Albubecar Mohamed

“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,” Rutherforth, Thomas divine

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

Born: Sanches, Antonio Nunps Ribeiro physician

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

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

Died: Servandoni, John Nicholas architect

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

“Microscopical Observations,” Torre, John Maria De La philosopher

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

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

Died: Worlidge, Thomas artist