March 17 - St. Patrick's Day
is celebrated in New York City for the first time (at the
Crown and Thistle Tavern).
May 15 - Seven Years' War: The war begins when England declares war on France.
August 29 - Frederick the Great
January 27 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
, Austrian composer.
February 6 - Aaron Burr
, Vice President of the United States (died 1836).
March 3 - William Godwin
, English political and miscellaneous writer (died 1836).
May 9 - Johanna Dse Bakelaar
May 27 - Maximilian I
June 6 - John Trumbull
June 20 - Joseph Martin Kraus
, German-Swedish composer (died 1792).
August 1 - Pierre Louis Prieur
, French politician (died 1827).
September 7 - Willem Bilderdijk
, author (died 1831).
November 3 - Pierre Laromiguière
, French philosopher (died 1837).Abdullah bin Sabah
, second ruler of Kuwait's royal al-Sabah dynasty (died 1814).Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm
, Swedish statesman (died 1813).Baptized
February 29 - Teuntje Jacobse Vreeswijk
October 9 - Paulus van der Schelde
April 18 - Jacques Cassini
, French astronomer (born 1677).
July 24 - George Vertue
, English engraver and antiquary (born 1684).Bernard Accama
, Dutch painter.To my Homepage