Events noted in 1789

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.

1788 1790


Publication: “Unanswerable objections against the Abolition of the Slave-Trade,” by Adair, James Makittrick physician

Publication: “Essays on Fashionable Diseases,” by Adair, James Makittrick physician

Died: Adams, William master of Pembroke College

Died: Albon, Claude Camille, Francois Count D' was born at Lyons in 1753

Publication: “Auctuarium ad Flora Pedemontana,” by Allioni, Charles physician

Publication: “Dictionnaire Tatarmantcheou-Français,” by Amiot, Father one of the most learned French missionaries in China

Died: Amory, Thomas esq. the son of counsellor Amory

Publication: “Observations on Slavery; particularly with a view to its efforts on the British Colonies in the West Indies,” by Anderson, James writer

Publication: “Recherches historiques et geographiques sur ITnde,” by Anquetil-Duperron, Abraham Hyacinth was born at Paris

Publication: “Petri Artedi Synonymia Piscium,” by Artedi, Peter naturalist

Publication: “An introductory essay to the knowledge of Animals and Minerals,” by Batsch, Augustus John George Charles a learned contributor to the science of Botany

Died: Beauzee, Nicholas one of the French academy

Died: Belgrado, James mathematician

Publication: “The Friends, or the benevolent Planters,” by Bellamy, Thomas writer

Died: Benvenuti, Charles Jesuit

Publication: “Refutation du Contrat Social,” by Berthier, William Francis writer

Publication: “New Military Library,” by Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

Publication: “Abregè chronologique des principaux faits arrives depuis Henoch jusqu'a. Jesus Christ,” by Borde, John Benjamin De La writer

Publication: “Georgii Fragmentum Graeco-Copto-Thebaicum,” by Borgia, Stephen cardinal

Died: Brooke, Frances whose maiden name was Moore

Died: Brotier, Gabriel scholar

Publication: “Maximes du gouvernement monarchique,” by Buat-Nancay, Louis Gabriel Du chevalier and count of Nanay

Died: Camper, Peter physician

Publication: “A Dissertation on the fracture of the patella and olecranon,” by Camper, Peter physician

Publication: “Traduction libre de trois odes d'Horace,” by Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim poet

Publication: “Miscellanies, philosophical, medical, and moral,” by Christie, Thomas writer

Publication: “Notus in fratres animi paterni.” by Cleghorn, George physician

Died: Cleland, John was the son of colonel Cleland

Publication: “Plan for promoting the Fur-trade, and securing it to this Country, by uniting the Operations of the East India and Hudson’s Bay Companies,” by Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Publication: “Examen detaillté de l'importante question de Putilite des places fortes et retranchments,” by Darci

Publication: “De la force militaire considered dans ses rapports conservateurs,” by Darci

Died: Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse poet

Publication: “Poems” by Ebert, John Arnold who was born at Hamburgh Feb. 8

Died: Egede, Hans an enterprising Danish missionary

Publication: “Account of his own Mission,” by Egede, Hans an enterprising Danish missionary

Died: Ellis, John writer

Publication: “Christ crucified; or the Scripture doctrine of the Atonement, in four discourses,” by Evans, Caleb a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion at Bristol (17371791)

Died: Fougeroux De Bondaroy, Augustus Dennis a learned Frenchman

Died: Galiani, Ferdinand an Italian wit

Publication: “Devoirs du prince et du citoyen,” by Gebelin, Anthony Court De writer

Publication: “Supplement to the Treatise on ancient Armour and Weapons,” by Grose, Francis antiquary

Publication: “Essai sur l‘histoire de Cornices de Rome, des etats generaux de France, et du parlement d’Angleterre,” by Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip writer

Publication: “Epistles” by Homer, Henry scholar

Publication: “Sallust. ex cditione Cortii,” by Homer, Henry scholar

Publication: “De Oratoribus,” by Homer, Henry scholar

Died: Jerusalem, John-Frederick William divine

Publication: “Elemens de Chymie,” by Lavoisier, Anthony Lawrence philosopher

Publication: “I am not ashamed to tell you that I am a Jew by choice, and not because I was born a Jew; far from it; for I am clearly of opinion that every person endowed with ratiocination ought to have a clear idea of the truth of revelation, and a just ground of his faith, as far as human evidence can go.” by Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Lyonet, Peter naturalist

Publication: “Juvenal and Persius,” by Madan, Martin preacher

Publication: “Lettre sur le projet de decret concernant les religieux, proposee a PAssemblee Nationale par M. Treilhard,” by Mercier, Bartholomew bibliographer

Died: Meyer, Jeremiah painter

Died: Oldmixon, John ridiculed in the Taller by the name of Mr

Died: Olivieri, Hannibal antiquary

Publication: “The Modes of Quotation used by the Evangelical writers explained and vindicated,” by Owen, Henry divine

Publication: “History of early Printing at Nuremberg to the year 1500,” by Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis bibliographer

Publication: “Precis historique de la prise de la Bastille,” by Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

Publication: “Histoirede France pendant trois mois,” by Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

Died: Ritson, Isaac a young man of very considerable literary talents

Born: Roberts, Barré Charles writer

Publication: “Metrologie, ou Tables pour servir a l‘intelligence des poids et des mesures des anciens d’apres leur rapport avec les poids et les mesures de la France,” by Rome De L'Isle, John Baptist Louis a distinguished French mineralogist

Publication: “Account of the Influenza,” by Rush, Benjamin physician

Publication: “Summa theologize sacrse,” by Sanchez, Peter Anthony a learned Spanish ecclesiastic

Publication: “The Naturalist’s Miscellany,” by Shaw, George naturalist

Publication: “The Topographer,” by Shaw, Steering historian

Publication: “De diversa. febris continuce remittentis causa,” by Strack, Charles physician

Publication: “Select Views in Leicestershire, from original Drawings,” by Throsby, John writer

Publication: “Essays on important subjects,” by Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Vernet, Joseph painter

Publication: “The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton. In a series of letters to the hon. Daines Barrington and Thomas Pennant, esq.” by White, Gilbert divine (?–1793)