March 14 - On-board the HMS Monarch, Admiral John Byng is executed by
firing squad for neglecting his duty.
Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Osman III (1754-1757) to
Mustafa III (1757-1774).
Pantheon built in Paris.Births
January 11 - Alexander Hamilton
, first US Secretary of Treasury.
February 20 - John 'Mad Jack' Fuller
, philanthropist and patron of the arts
and sciences (+ 1834).
June 18 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas
, Argentine leader.
October 9 - King Charles X
November 18 - William Blake
(1757-1827) English poet.
March 14 - John Byng
, British Admiral.
July 23 - Domenico Scarlatti
, composer.To my Homepage