Events noted in 1781

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.

1780 1782


Publication: “The Life of J. Conr. Dippel,” by Ackermann, John Christian Gottlieb physician

Died: Anderson, Adam a native of Scotland

Publication: “Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la revolution opere dans la Musique par le chevalier Gluck,” by Arnaud, Francis writer

Died: Aubry, John Francis physician

Died: Bacon, Phanuel rector of Balden in Oxfordshire

Born: Beccaria, John Baptist monk

Died: Bergius, John Henry Louis writer

Publication: “Lettres Astronomiques,” by Bernoulli, John the grandson of the preceding John

Publication: “Moyen de determiner ie moment ou le vin en fermentation a acquis toute sa force,” by Bertholon, De St. Lazare philosopher

Publication: “De l'electricité du corps humain en etat de sauté et de maladie,” by Bertholon, De St. Lazare philosopher

Died: Blanchet, Francis a French abbé of considerable talents and amiable character

Publication: “Natural history of Fishes, particularly those of the Prussian states,” by Bloch, Mark Eliezer naturalist

Publication: “Lettres sur la Suisse,” by Borde, John Benjamin De La writer

Died: Brett, Sir Piercy, Knt admiral of the blue

Publication: “Aristophanis Comœdiæ in Latinum Sermonem conversæ,” by Brunck, Richard Francis Frederick critic

Died: Capell, Edward a gentleman well known by his indefatigable attention to the works of Shakspeare

Publication: “A Treatise on the nature and properties of Air, and other permanently elastic fluids, with an Introduction to Chemistry,” by Cavallo, Tiberius philosopher

Died: De La Cour, James writer

Publication: “Tracts on Inoculation,” by Dimsdale, Thomas, Baron a celebrated inoculator for the small pox

Publication: “Considerations on the plan, &c.” by Dimsdale, Thomas, Baron a celebrated inoculator for the small pox

Died: Downman, Hugh physician

Publication: “Editha,” by Downman, Hugh physician

Died: Ellys Bart.

Publication: “The History of Epidemics; by Hippocrates, in seven books, translated into English from the Greek, with notes and observations, and a preliminary dissertation on the nature and cause of infection,” by Farr, Samuel physician

Publication: “Course of Mechanics,” by Frisi, Paul mathematician

Died: Fuessli, John Gaspard artist

Publication: “Thoughts on the nature of the grand Apostacy, with reflections and observations on the Fifteenth Chapter of Mr. Gibbon’s History. By Henry Taylor, rector of Crawley, and vicar of Portsmouth in Hampshire, author of Ben Mordecai’s Apology for embracing Christianity,” by Gibbon, Edward historian

Publication: “Contes devots, Fables et Romans anciens, pour servir de suite aux Fabliaux,” by Grand, John Baptist Le was born at Amiens

Publication: “Supplement a, la maniere d‘ecrire l’histoire,” by Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip writer

Publication: “Philological Inquiries,” by Harris, James esq. an English gentleman of very uncommon parts and learning

Died: Hawke, Edward, Lord Hawke an eminent naval officer

Died: Hommel, Charles Frederick lawyer

Publication: “American rebellion,” by Hurd, Richard prelate

Publication: “The History of John Juniper, esq. alias Juniper Jack,” by Johnston, Charles author of <c Chrysal

Publication: “Sentimental Journey” by Keate, George writer

Publication: “Rhenus,” by Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Publication: “Lokman’s Fables,” by Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Died: Le Blanc, John Bernard Le historiographer of buildings of the academy della Crusca

Died: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Publication: “A Dissertation on the Education of the Human Race.” by Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Publication: “Translations and Paraphrases” by Logan, John divine and poet

Publication: “Fcagmens d'un poeme moral sur Dieu, ou, Nouvelle Lucrece,” by Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Publication: “Observations upon the conduct of sir William Howe at the White Plains,” by Mauduit, Israel a person of some celebrity in his time

Died: Maurepas, John Frederic Phelypeaux, Count Of grandson of the count de Pontchartrain

Publication: “Eight Sermons preached at the Lecture founded by the late Rev. John Bampton, M. A. Canon of Salisbury,” by Neve, Timothy divine

Publication: “Glossarium Germanicum medii aevi, potissimum dialecti Suevicae,” by Oberlin, Jeremiah James scholar

Publication: “The divine visions of John Englebrecht,” by Okely, Francis a learned

Publication: “A faithful Narrative of God’s gracious dealings with Kiel,” by Okely, Francis a learned

Publication: “A Display of God’s Wonders, done upon the person, &c. of John Englebrecht,” by Okely, Francis a learned

Publication: “The indispensable necessity of Faith, in order to the pleasing God being the^ substance of a discourse preached at Eydon in Northamptonshire,” by Okely, Francis a learned

Died: St. Palaye, John Baptist De La Curne De writer

Publication: “Sermons,” by Spence, Joseph divine

Publication: “Select Collection of Miscellany Poems,” by Templeman, Peter the son of an eminent attorney at Dorchester in the county of Dorset

Publication: “Gentle Shepherd,” by Tickell, Richard writer

Died: Tronchin, Theodore physician

Died: Turgot, Anne-Robert-James a French minister of state

Publication: “Remarks on Mr. Lake’s sermon on Baptism,” by Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion