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1766 1767 1768 - 1769 - 1770 1771 1772
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1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1770 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Events and Trends Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 3, 1776). ... Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... Events and Trends French Revolution ( 1789 - 1799). ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Art Resources DEFINE.name Glossary Index ArtLex. ... See also: 1768 in architecture, other events of 1769, 1770 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1768 in literature, other events of 1769, 1770 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1768 in music, other events of 1769, 1770 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1769 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


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Colonial governors - State leaders 1768 colonial governors - Events of 1769 - 1770 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1769 List of religious leaders in 1769 List of international organization leaders in 1769 Portugal Angola - Francisco Inocéncio de Sousa Coutinho, Governor of Angola (1764-1772) Macau - Diogo Fernandes... 1768 state leaders - Events of 1769 - 1770 state leaders - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Osei Kwadwo, Asantehene (1764-1777) Dahomey - Tegbesu, King of Dahomey (1732-1774) Zulu - Jama kaNdaba, King of the Zulu (1763-1781) Asia Afghanistan - Ahmad Shah, King of Afghanistan (1747-1772) China (Qing Dynasty) - Qianlong...


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1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). This is the calendar for any common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A). ...


Events

Wolfgang von (de Pámánd) Kempelen or Ján Vlk Kempelen or Farkas Kempelen (born 23 January 1734 in Pressburg (today Bratislava), died 26 March 1804 in Vienna) was an author and inventor, who became most famous for his construction of the Mechanical Turk, which was a first-class... Engraving of the Turk The Turk was a famous hoax which purported to be a chess-playing automaton first constructed and unveiled in 1769 by Wolfgang von Kempelen (1734-1804). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Charles III of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Spanish Missions of California (more simply referred to as the California Missions) comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholic Dominicans, Jesuits, and Franciscans, to spread the Christian doctrine among the local Native Americans, but with the added benefit of giving Spain a toehold in the frontier... San Diego County in the Southwest corner of California. ... Mission Santa Barbara, known as the queen of the missions. Santa Barbara is a city in California, United States. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Monterrey is a city in Nuevo León, Mexico. ... State nickname: The Golden State Official languages English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 4. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla (Bengali), is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... The British East India Company, sometimes referred to as John Company, was a joint-stock company of investors, which was granted a Royal Charter by Elizabeth I on December 31, 1600, with the intent to favour trade privileges in India. ... Portrait of David Garrick David Garrick (February 19, 1717 – January 20, 1779) was an English actor, dramatist, theatrical producer and theatrical manager, and a friend and pupil of Samuel Johnson. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in Warwickshire, England. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Daniel Boone Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734-September 26, 1820), was a famous American pioneer, frontiersman and Indian-fighter, who blazed the trail known as the Wilderness Road and founded Boonesborough, Kentucky (also known as Boonesboro). ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... Richard Arkwright Sir Richard Arkwright ( the last of 13 children December 23, 1732, August 3, 1792) was an Englishman credited with the spinning frame — later renamed the water frame following the transition to water power. ... The spinning frame was an invention developed during the 18th century British Industrial Revolution. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ... Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, at 17°40′S 149°30′W. The island had a population of 169,674 inhabitants at the 2002 census. ... Endeavour replica in Cooktown harbour HM Bark Endeavour was originally a small merchant collier named Earl of Pembroke, built in Whitby, North Yorkshire. ... Photo taken during the French 1999 eclipse A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes in front of the Sun and obscures it totally or partially. ... (*min temperature refers to cloud tops only) Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 9. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... The Sun (or Sol) is the star at the center of our Solar system. ... Earth, also known as Terra, and (mostly in the 19th century) Tellus, is the third-closest planet to the Sun. ... Location within Italy Brescia is a city in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy with a population of around 200,000. ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venessia in the local dialect), the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice, 45°26′N 12°19′E, population 271,663 (census estimate 2004-01-01). ... Lightning over Pentagon City in Arlington County, Virginia Lightning is a powerful natural electrostatic discharge produced during a thunderstorm. ... Gunpowder whether black powder or smokeless powder, is a substance which burns very rapidly and is used as a propellant in firearms. ... It has been suggested that Catholic teachings be merged into this article or section. ... Nikola Teslas Lightning-Protector U.S. Patent 1266175 A lightning rod (or lightning protector) is a metal strip or rod, usually of copper or similar conductive material, used as part of lightning safety to protect tall or isolated structures (such as the roof of a building or the mast...

Births

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Michel Ney, Marshal of France Michel Ney (January 10, 1769 – December 7, 1815) called Le Rougeaud (the ruddy) and le Brave des Braves (the bravest of the brave) was a marshal of the French army who fought in the French Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic Wars. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers (March 1, 1769 - September 21, 1796), French general, was born at Chartres. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... Graffiti circa 1960s on the wall of The Williamson Tunnels The Corner tunnel and arch constructed out of individual sandstone blocks with view of Biddulphs factory rubbish chute. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... William Smith. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, marshal of France Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, duc de Dalmatie (March 29, 1769 – November 26, 1851), generalissimo of France, was born at Saint-Arnans-la-Bastide (now in department of the Tarn), and was the son of a country notary at that place. ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... Count Christian Gunther von Bernstorff (April 3, 1769 – March 18, 1835) was a Danish and Prussian statesman and diplomat, son of Count Andreas Peter von Bernstorff. ... 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... Jean Lannes Jean Lannes, duke of Montebello (April 11, 1769 – May 31, 1809), marshal of France, was born at Lectoure (Gers). ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Sir Thomas Lawrence (April 13, 1769 - January 7, 1830), was an English painter was born at Bristol. ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... The Most Noble Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (c. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, or, more fully, His Imperial and Royal Highness Ferdinando III Giuseppe Giovanni Baptista Grand Duke of Tuscany, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, (May 6, 1769 – June 18, 1824; born and died in Florence, Italy), was the son of Emperor Leopold II... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, (June 18, 1769 - August 12, 1822), known until 1821 by his courtesy title of Viscount Castlereagh, was an Anglo-Irish politician born in Dublin who represented the United Kingdom at the Congress of Vienna. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Bonaparte as general Napoleon Bonaparte ( 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution and was the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804, then as Emperor of the French (Empereur des Français... 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lindenthal, (September 14, 1769 - March 27, 1843), German jurist, was born at Meissen in Saxony, the son of a lawyer and was the father of Karl Eduard Zachariae. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... Sir Isaac Brock KCB (6 October 1769 – October 13, 1812) was a British Major-General and administrator. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger (December 13, 1769 - April 17, 1844) was an English judge. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... James Dadford (born 1769) was an English canal engineer, as were his father Thomas Dadford and brothers Thomas Dadford Junior and John Dadford. ...

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