Events noted in 1792

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: Adam, Nicolas a French grammarian

“Essai d‘un tableau chronologique des evenements cle la guerre, depuis la pair de Munster, jusqu’a celle de. Hubertsbourg,” Alvensleben, Philip Charles Count D' a Prussian statesman

“Observations on the effects of the Coal Duty,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

Died: Arkwright, Sir Richard an eminent improver on English manufactures

“Deliciae Poetarum Italorum,” Balbi, John a Genoese Dominican

“Essays on Botany and vegetable Physiology,” Batsch, Augustus John George Charles a learned contributor to the science of Botany

“La Mere coupable,” Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De a French dramatic writer of modern celebrity

“A letter to a Lady on the subject of early Instruction, partiticularly that of the poor,” Beddoes, Thomas a gentleman of Welch extraction

“Observations on the nature of demonstrative evidence, with reflections on Language,” Beddoes, Thomas a gentleman of Welch extraction

“Observations on the nature and cure of Calculus, Sea-scurvy, Catarrh, and Fever,” Beddoes, Thomas a gentleman of Welch extraction

“Journal de Physique,” Bernoulli, James who was born at Basil

“Historical, monumental, and genealogical collections, relative to the county of Gloucester,” Bigland, Ralph garter principal king at arms

“A Treatise of Convictions on Penal Statutes; with approved precedents of convictions before justices of the peace, in a variety of cases; particularly under the Game Laws, the Revenue Laws, and the Statutes respecting Manufactures, &c.” Boscawen, William an English miscellaneous writer

“Treatise on the Authenticity of the Scriptures, and the Truth of the Christian Religion,” Bryant, Jacob one of the most learned English scholars of the eighteenth century

Died: Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim a French poet and miscellaneous writer

Died: Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“The Rights of a Free People,” Charnock, John esq. F. S. A. an ingenious but unfortunate writer

“Eclogss Physicse” Cleanthes a celebrated Greek philosopher

“Henry.” Cumberland, Richard a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“On Tetanus and Convulsive Disorders,” Currie, James an eminent physician of Liverpool

“Observations on the more ancient Statutes.” Dodson, Michael an English barrister

“Philosophic chimique,” Fourcroy, Anthony Francis an eminent French chemist

“An (ironical) apology for Slavery,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“The first book of the Iliad of Homer, verbally rendered into English verse; being a specimen of a new translation of that poet; with critical annotations,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“L'Avocat du Diable the Devil’s Advocate,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“The Holy Bible, translation of, vol. I.” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Poems” Gwilym, David Ap the Ovid of Wales

“Philosophical Works” Hemsterhuis, Tiberius one of the most famous critics of his country

“Anna St. Ives,” Holcroft, Thomas a dramatic and miscellaneous writer and translator

Died: Jones, William a late venerable and pious divine of the church of England

“Accounts of the ten tribes of Israel being in America, originally published by Manasseh Ben Israel,” Ingram, Robert a worthy English divine

“Dictionnaire des arts, de peinture, sculpture, et gravure,” Levesque, Peter Charles a learned French writer

Died: Linley, John an eminent mnsic professor and organist

“The Philosopher’s Opera.” Maclaurin, John, Lord Dreghorn son of the preceding

“A Treatise on the Catarrhous Cough and Vis Vitae.” Mudge, Thomas an eminent mechanist

“Harmony.” Newcome, William an eminent prelate

Died: Porson, Richard a late eminent Greek scholar and most accomplished critic

“Le Consolateur,” Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

Died: Rodney, George Brydges a celebrated naval commander

Died: Schnebbelie, Jacob was son of a native of Zurich

Died: Sharp, Thomas a younger son of the preceding

“Life,” Skelton, Philip . a worthy and learned clergyman of Ireland

“Eclogae,” Stobæus, John an ancient Greek writer

Died: Thorpe, John son of the preceding

Died: Townson, Thomas a late very learned divine

“Discourse on the Evangelical History, from the interment to the ascension of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,” Townson, Thomas a late very learned divine

“Exhortations to loyalty and peace,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

“Free thoughts on the spirit of free inquiry in religion,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Wilmot, John Eardley a learned lawyer

“An Inquiry into the Prophetic Character of the Romans, as described in Daniel viii. 23 25.” Zouch, Thomas a learned divine