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


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

“Essays on Fashionable Diseases,” Adair, James Makittrick physician

Died: Adams, William master of Pembroke College

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

“Auctuarium ad Flora Pedemontana,” Allioni, Charles physician

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

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

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

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

“Petri Artedi Synonymia Piscium,” Artedi, Peter naturalist

“An introductory essay to the knowledge of Animals and Minerals,” 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

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

Died: Benvenuti, Charles Jesuit

“Refutation du Contrat Social,” Berthier, William Francis writer

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

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

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

Died: Brooke, Frances whose maiden name was Moore

Died: Brotier, Gabriel scholar

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

Died: Camper, Peter physician

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

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

“Miscellanies, philosophical, medical, and moral,” Christie, Thomas writer

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

Died: Cleland, John was the son of colonel Cleland

“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,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

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

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

Died: Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse poet

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

Died: Egede, Hans an enterprising Danish missionary

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

Died: Ellis, John writer

“Christ crucified; or the Scripture doctrine of the Atonement, in four discourses,” 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

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

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

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

“Epistles” Homer, Henry scholar

“Sallust. ex cditione Cortii,” Homer, Henry scholar

“De Oratoribus,” Homer, Henry scholar

Died: Jerusalem, John-Frederick William divine

“Elemens de Chymie,” Lavoisier, Anthony Lawrence philosopher

“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.” Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Lyonet, Peter naturalist

“Juvenal and Persius,” Madan, Martin writer

Died: Meyer, Jeremiah painter

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

Died: Olivieri, Hannibal antiquary

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

“History of early Printing at Nuremberg to the year 1500,” Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

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

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

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

Born: Roberts, Barré Charles writer

“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,” Rome De L'Isle, John Baptist Louis a distinguished French mineralogist

“Account of the Influenza,” Rush, Benjamin physician

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

“The Naturalist’s Miscellany,” Shaw, George naturalist

“The Topographer,” Shaw, Steering historian

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

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

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

Died: Vernet, Joseph painter

“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.” White, Gilbert divine (?–1793)