1764 in History – What happened in year 1764

In history, year 1764 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1764.

Know what happened in 1764:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
15 OctoberEnglish historian Edward Gibbon observed friars singing Vespersat Capitoline Hill in Rome, inspiring him to write The History of theDecline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
19 January English radical and politician John Wilkes was expelled from the British Parliament and declared an outlaw for seditious libel.
15 OctoberEnglish historian Edward Gibbon observed friars singing Vespersat Capitoline Hill in Rome, inspiring him to write The History of theDecline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
15 OctoberEnglish historian Edward Gibbon observed friars singing Vespersat Capitoline Hill in Rome, inspiring him to write The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
15 OctoberEnglish historian Edward Gibbon observed friars singing Vespersat Capitoline Hill in Rome, inspiring him to write The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
19 JanuaryEnglish radical and politician John Wilkes was expelled from the British Parliament and declared an outlaw for seditious libel.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1764:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 February George Duff / Naval Officer / Scotland
03 AprilJohn Abernethy / Surgeon / United Kingdom
04 MayRobert Craufurd / Politician / Scotland
05 MayRobert Craufurd / Politician / Scotland
08 February Joseph Leopold Eybler / Composer / Austria
09 JulyAnn Radcliffe / Poet / United Kingdom
10 NovemberAndrés Manuel del Rio / Scientist / Mexico
11 February Joseph Chénier / Poet / France
11 SeptemberValentino Fioravanti / Composer / Italy
13 AprilLaurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr / Politician / France
13 March Charles Grey / Politician / United Kingdom
13 AugustLouis Baraguey d'Hilliers / General / France
15 MayJohann Nepomuk Kalcher / Composer / Germany
18 January Samuel Whitbread / Politician / United Kingdom
19 JuneJosé Gervasio Artigas / Politician / Uruguay
21 JuneSidney Smith / Politician / United Kingdom
22 AugustCharles Percier / Architect / France
26 JuneJan Paweł Łuszczewski / Politician / Poland
28 MayEdward Livingston / Politician / United States of America
30 NovemberFranz Xaver Gerl / Singer / Austria

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