Events noted in 1773

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.

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Died: Ballyet, Emmanuel antiquary

Died: Bardwell, Thomas artist

“The Naturalist’s Calendar,” Barrington, The Hon. Daines was born in 1727

“A new and literal translation from the original Hebrew of the pentateuch of Moses, and of the historical books of the Old Testament, to the end of the second book of Kings, with notes critical and explanatory,” Bate, Julius divine

Died: Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La writer

Died: Berger, Theodore professor of law and history at Cobourg

“Eclaircissements sur l'invention des nouvelles machines proposees pour la determination des longitudes en mer, par la mesure du tempe,” Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Traite des horologes marines,” Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Histoire sommaire de la ville de Bayeux,” Besiers, Michael a canon of St

“Systeme de la Fermentation,” Bexon, Gabriel-Leopold-Charles-Ame' writer

“Catechisme d'Agriculture, ou Bibliotheque des gens de la campagne,” Bexon, Gabriel-Leopold-Charles-Ame' writer

“Oraison funebre d'Anne Charlotte de Lorraine, abbesse de Remiremont,” Bexon, Gabriel-Leopold-Charles-Ame' writer

Died: Block, George Castaneus bishop

“Chirurgical Cases and Observations,” Bromfield, Sir William an eminent English surgeon

“Elogy and address,” Browne, Sir William physician

“Introduction a Tetude des corps naturels, tirés du regne vegetal,” Bucquet, John Baptist Michel physician

“Origin and Progress of Language,” Burnett, James lord Monboddo

Died: Butler, Alban author of the “Lives of the Saints

Died: Chamousset, Charles Humbert Piarron De was born at Paris in 1717

“A treatise on Education,” Chapman, George LL. D. a learned schoolmaster in Scotland

“Remarks” Chelsum, James divine

“Voyage d‘ltalie, ou Recueil d’ observations sur les ouvrages d‘architecture, de peinture, et de sculpture, que l’on voit dans les principales villes d'ltalie,” Cochin, Charles Nicholas was born at Paris in 1715

“the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the blessings of religion,” Columba, St. renowned in Scotch history as the founder of a monastery at Icolmkill

Died: Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

“Eight Discourses,” Cowper, Spencer was the second son of the lord high chancellor Cowper

Died: Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt an eminent benefactor to the taste

“Rights of the East India Company.” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Letter to Dr. Hawkesworth,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Observations on Dr. Hawkesworth’s Preface to 2d edition,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Memorial of Doctor Juan Louis Arias (in Spanish),” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Reflexions d'un ingenieur, en reponse a un tacticien,” Darci

“Nosce Teipsum,” Davies, Sir John poet

“The Dying Negro,” Day, Thomas writer

“Enleitung zur BergBaukurst, &c.” Delius, Christopehr Traugott a learned German mineralogist

“Histoire de la vie et des exploits militaires de madame de St. Balmont,” Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse poet

Born: Draper, Sir William lieutenant-general and K. B. was educated at Eton

“Letters from Italy; by the late right-hon. John earl of Corke and Orrery, with notes,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

“Explications des quelques Medailles de peuple, de villes, et des rois Grecques et Pheniciennes,” Dutens, Lewis a gentleman of considerable literary and political knowledge

Died: Edwards, George naturalist

“Supplement aux Reveries du marechal de Saxe,” Espagnac, John Baptist Joseph De Sahuguet Damarzil, Baron D' writer

“Genuine Protestantism, or the unalienable Rights of Conscience defended: in opposition to the late and new mode of Subscription proposed by some dissenting ministers, in three Letters to Mr. Pickard,” Fell, John a dissenting minister of considerable learning

“Select Mechanical Exercises, with a short account of the life of the author, by himself,” Ferguson, James philosopher

Died: Francis, Philip clergyman

Died: Ganganelli, John Vincent Antony physician

“Le monde primitif” Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

Born: Girtin, Thomas an ingenious young landscapepainter

Died: Glass, John clergyman

Died: Gravelot, Henry Francis Bourignon artist

Died: Gunner, John Ernest naturalist

“General History of the Science and Practice of Music,” Hawkins, Sir John writer

Died: Horbery, Matthew divine

“Macbeth,” Jennens, Charles, Esq. a gentleman of considerable fortune at Gopsal

“Letters on the Mosaic Religion and Philosophy,” Jerusalem, John-Frederick William divine

Died: Juan, Don George mathematician

Died: Leake, Stephen Martin antiquary

Died: Ludwig, Christian Theophilus writer

“The Iliad of Homer” Macpherson, James an author whose fame rests chiefly on his being the editor of Ossian’s poems

“De Senectute,” Melmoth, William son of the above

“Jewish Socrates.” Mendelsohn, Moses writer

Died: Morand, Sauveur Francis a French surgeon

“Jungendorum marium fluminumque omnis sevi molimina.” Oberlin, Jeremiah James scholar

“Thevintent and propriety of the Scripture Miracles considered and explained, in a series of Sermons preached at Bow, in 1769, 1770, and 1771, at Boyle’s Lecture,” Owen, Henry divine

“Prayers for the use of families and persons in private; with a preface, containing a brief view of the argument for prayer,” Palmer, John writer

“Essays medical and experimental.” Percival, Thomas physician

“Letters,” Russel, Lord William and for whose sake indeed some account was thought necessary of his father

Died: Schultens, Henry Alp.Ert was born Feb. 15

“Remarks on the Opinions of some of the most celebrated writers on Crown Law, respecting the due distinction between Manslaughter and Murder; being an attempt to shew tiiat the plea of sudden anger cannot remove the imputation and guilt of murder, when a mortal wound is wilfully given with a weapon: that the indulgence allowed by the courts to voluntary manslaughter in rencounters, and in sudden affrays and duels, is indiscriminate, and without foundation in law: and that impunity in such cases of voluntary manslaughter is one of the principal causes of the continuance and present increase of the base and disgraceful practice of duelling. To which are added, some thoughts on the particular case of the gentlemen of the army, when involved in such disagreeable private differences. With a prefatory address to the reader, concerning the depravity and folly of modern men of honour, falsely so called; including a short account of the principles and designs of the work,” Sharp, Granville eminent as a Christian

Died: Solignac, Peter Joseph De La Pimpie, Chevalier Of was born at Montpellier in 16S7

“Johnson and Steevens’s edition,” Steevens, Geokge a celebrated commentator on the works of Shakspeare

“Essai sur les Eloges,” Thomas, Antony, Leonard a member of the French academy

“Meteorological Journal,” Toaldo, Joseph a learned Italian meteorologist

“Emendationes.” Toup, Jonathan critic

Died: Wagenaar, John historian

“Meditationes A nalyticoe,” Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

“The Scripture Theory of the Earth, throughout all its Revolutions, and all the periods of its existence, from the creation to the final renovation of all things; being a sequel to the Essay on Redemption, and an illustration of the principles on which it is written,” Worthington, William divine

“Air-pump, &c.” Wright, Joseph commonly called Wright of Derby (?–1797)