Events noted in 1780

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.

1779 1781


Publication: “Les quatre chapitres, de la Raison, de l‘Amour de soi, de l’Amour du prochain, de la Vertu,” by Adam, Nicolas a French grammarian

Publication: “Physiognomonire veteres, Gr. Lat. cura J. G. Franzii,” by Adamantius physician

Publication: “Esprit de St. Vincent de Paul,” by Ansart, Andrew Joseph historian

Publication: “An account kept during thirteen months in the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, of the going of a Pocket Chronometer, made on a new construction by John Arnold, having his new-invented balance spring, and a compensation for the effects of heat and cold in the balance. Published by permission of the Board of Longitude,” by Arnold, John a very ingenious mechanic of London

Publication: “Opere di Antonio-Raffaele Mengs,” by Azara, Don Joseph Nicolas D' statesman

Publication: “Theses GrifcciE et Latince selectse,” by Baker, William a learned printer

Publication: “Elemens de Medicine, en forme d'Aphorismes,” by Barbeu Du Bourg, James physician

Publication: “The Messiah, being the prophecies concerning him methodized, with their accomplishment,” by Barker, Thomas esq. the descendant of an ancient and respectable family at Lyndon in Rutlandshire

Publication: “The nature and circumstances of the Demoniacs in the Gospel,” by Barker, Thomas esq. the descendant of an ancient and respectable family at Lyndon in Rutlandshire

Died: Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

Publication: “Collectioii of Royal and Noble Wills,” by Beaufort, Margaret the foundress of Christ’s and St

Publication: “Histoire de Paris, avec la description de ses plus beaux monumens,” by Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

Publication: “Traite historique et dogmatique de la vraie Religion, &c.” by Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

Publication: “History of the house and principality of Anhalt,” by Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

Died: Biancolini, John Baptist Joseph was born at Verona

Publication: “Reports,” by Blackstone, Sir William knight

Publication: “Essais sur la Musique ancienne et moderne,” by Borde, John Benjamin De La writer

Publication: “Memoire du Levant” by Brotier, Gabriel scholar

Publication: “Euripidis Tragediae quatuor, Hecuba, Phcenissa?, Hyppolytus et Bacchae,” by Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick critic

Publication: “Apollonii Rhodii Argonautica,” by Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick critic

Publication: “Propertius,” by Burman, Peter called the second

Publication: “Le Genie d'Architecture,” by Camus, Antony Le physician

Publication: “An Essay on the theory and practice of Medical Electricity,” by Cavallo, Tiberius philosopher

Publication: “Nosologiae methodicse rudimenta,” by Cirillo, Dominick nephew to Nicolas Cirillo

Died: Clive, Catherine an actress of great merit

Publication: “State of the East India Company, and Sketch of an equitable Agreement,” by Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Publication: “Maladies Chirurgicales et des Operations qui leur conviennent,” by Desault, Peter Joseph surgeon

Died: Dilworth, Thomas a diligent schoolmaster

Died: Dreux Du Radier, John Francis advocate

Publication: “A Complete Body of Heraldry,” by Edmondson, Joseph Mowbray herald extraordinary

Died: Fawcett, Benjamin a dissenting minister

Publication: “Copies of Opinions ascribed to eminent counsel on the will which was the subject of the case of Perrin v. Blake, before the court of king’s bench, 1769, addressed to the right hon. William earl of Mansfield.” by Fearne, Charles writer

Publication: “Essays or Discourses, selected from the works of Feyjoo, and translated from the Spanish, by John Brett, esq.” by Feyjoo, Benedict Jerom physician

Died: Fielding, Sir John was half brother

Died: Fitzgibbon, John earl of Clare

Publication: “Fastorum Anni Ronaani Verrio Flacco ordinatorum reliquiae,” by Foggini, Peter Francis a learned Italian ecclesiastic

Died: Fothergill, John physician

Publication: “Dictionnaire etymologique et raisotme des racines Latines, a l'usage des jteunes gens,” by Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

Publication: “A Reply to Mr. Gibbon’s Vindication; wherein the charges brought against him in the Examination are confirmed, and further instances given of his misrepresentation, inaccuracy, and plagiarism. By Henry Edward Davis, B. A. of Baliol college, Oxford,” by Gibbon, Edward historian

Publication: “Law and Practice of Distresses and Replevins,” by Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

Publication: “History of Thetford,” by Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Died: Hagedorn, Frederic poet

Died: Heerkens, Gerard Nicholas a native of Groningen

Publication: “Alwyn,” by Holcroft, Thomas writer

Publication: “Memoirs.” by Hollis, Thomas esq. of Corscombe in Dorsetshire; a gentleman whose “Memoirs.” have been printed in two splendid volumes (17201774)

Died: Houbraken, Jacob engraver

Publication: “The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, with preliminary Observations, and an Account of some Foreign Prisons,” by Howard, John the indefatigable friend of the poor and unfortunate

Publication: “An Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe, with various Papers relative to the Plague, together with further Observations on some foreign Prisoas and Hospitals; and additional remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland.” by Howard, John the indefatigable friend of the poor and unfortunate

Died: Jaucourt, Louis De a man of a noble family

Died: Ihre, John professor of rhetoric and politics in the university of Upsal

Publication: “An Essay on the English Government;” by King, Edward antiquary

Publication: “Traite de la Veillesse.” by Lambert, Anne Therese, Marchioness De an ingenious French lady

Publication: “Memoirs,” by Landen, John mathematician

Publication: “Dissertation” by Langhorne, John poet

Died: Lawrence, Thomas physician

Died: Levret, Andrew surgeon

Publication: “Letters” by Lyttelton, George writer

Publication: “Poems,” by Lyttelton, George writer

Publication: “Thelyphthora,” by Madan, Martin preacher

Publication: “Observations on the Means of preserving the Health of Soldiers,” by Monro, Alexander, M. D. anatomist

Publication: “Ethic Amusements.” by Nares, James doctor of music

Publication: “Spicilegia Zoologica,” by Pallas, Peter Simon naturalist

Publication: “An Appendix to the Observations in defence of the Liberty of Man, as a moral agent, &c.” by Palmer, John writer

Died: Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Publication: “Don Quixote.” by Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Querlon, Anne Gabriel Meusnier De born at Nantes April 15

Publication: “Eclaircissemens sur l'inyention des Cartes a jouer,” by Rive, John Joseph writer

Died: Rue, Charles De La Benedictine

Publication: “Select Collection of Miscellany Poems,” by Rymer, Thomas antiquary

Died: Sancho, Ignatius an extraordinary Negro

Died: Schonning, Gerrard a learned Norwegian

Died: Soufflot, James Germain architect

Publication: “The History of the Establishment of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland,” by Stuart, Gilbert historian

Publication: “Common-place Arguments,” by Tickell, Richard writer

Publication: “Easy Lessons for Children,” by Trimmer, Sarah a very ingenious lady

Died: Watson, Robert historian

Publication: “the velocity of water issuing from a vessel when put in motion.” by Wildbore, Charles mathematician (1717–?)

Publication: “A short History of the Opposition” by Wilmot, John Eardley was born in 1748