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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1750s  1760s  1770s  – 1780s –  1790s  1800s  1810s
Years: 1782 1783 178417851786 1787 1788

Events

  • January 1 – The Montgolfier brothers fly across the English Channel.

Births

Deaths

  • January 3 – Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706)
  • January 19 – Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)
  • January 23 – Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)
  • April 14 – William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715)
  • May 8 – Etienne Francois, Duke of Choiseul, French statesman (b. 1719)
  • June 2 – Jean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician (b. 1713)
  • June 30 – James Oglethorpe, English general and founder of the state of Georgia (b. 1696)
  • August 17 – Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of the Colony and the state of Connecticut (b. 1710)
  • August 26 – George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (b. 1716)
  • August 28 – Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (b. 1714)
  • October 4 – David Brearly, delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention (b. 1703)
  • November 19 – Bernard de Bury, French composer (b. 1720)
  • November 25 – Richard Glover, English poet (b. 1712)
  • December 29 – Johan Herman Wessel, Norwegian writer (b. 1742)

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