March 5 - Boston Massacre: 5 Americans killed by British troops in an event that
would help start the American Revolutionary War 5 years later.
May 16 - 14-year old Marie Antoinette
marries 15-year old Louis-Auguste (who
later becomes Louis XVI King of France).Births
January 7 - Maatje Adriaanse Kip
March 20 - Friedrich Hölderlin
, German poet, novelist, and dramatist.
April 7 - William Wordsworth
, English poet (+ 1850).
May 22 - Princess Elizabeth
of Great Britain, third daughter of King George III.
August 3 - King Frederick William III
September 12 - Johannes van den Houten
October 7 - Kornelis van den Houten
.Ludwig van Beethoven
, German composer.Georg Hegel
, German philosopher.Baptized
November 18 - Cornelis Vreeswijk
December 26 - Janna van der Schelde
August 24 - Thomas Chatterton
, English poet (born 1752).
October 8 - 1. Elisabeth van den Houten
October 18 - John Manners
, Marquess of Granby, British soldier (born 1721).Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
, Venetian artist (born 1696).Giuseppe Tartini
, Italian composer and violinist (born 1692).To my Homepage