1786 in History – What happened in year 1786

In history, year 1786 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 1786.

Know what happened in 1786:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 MayThe Marriage of Figaro, an opera buffa composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna.
08 AugustMichel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat completed the firstrecorded ascent of Mont Blanc in the Alps, an act considered to be thebirth of modern mountaineering.
29 AugustLed by Daniel Shays, disgruntled farmers in WesternMassachusetts, US, angered by high tax burdens and disenfranchisement,started Shays' Rebellion.
08 AugustMichel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat completed the firstrecorded ascent of Mont Blanc in the Alps, an act considered to be thebirth of modern mountaineering.
08 AugustMichel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat completed the firstrecorded ascent of Mont Blanc in the Alps, an act considered to be thebirth of modern mountaineering.
11 AugustCaptain Francis Light founded the British colony of Penang,beginning more than a century of British involvement in Malaya.
11 AugustCaptain Francis Light founded the British colony of Penang(City Hall pictured), beginning more than a century of Britishinvolvement in Malaya.
01 MayThe Marriage of Figaro, an opera buffa composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1786:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 February Jacques Philippe Marie Binet / Mathematician / France
07 January John Catron / Lawyer / United States of America
08 MayJohn Vianney / Priest / France
10 SeptemberNicolás Bravo / Politician / Mexico
10 SeptemberWilliam Mason / Politician / United States of America
11 OctoberStevenson Archer / Politician / United States of America
11 SeptemberFriedrich Kuhlau / Pianist / Germany
12 January Sir Robert Inglis / Politician / United Kingdom
12 DecemberWilliam L. Marcy / Lawyer / United States of America
13 JuneWinfield Scott / General / United States of America
15 MayDimitris Plapoutas / Politician / Greece
17 AugustDavy Crockett / Politician / United States of America
18 SeptemberJustinus Kerner / Poet / Germany
20 JuneMarceline Desbordes-Valmore / Poet / France
20 DecemberPietro Raimondi / Composer / Italy
23 January Auguste de Montferrand / Architect / France
24 February Martin W. Bates / Politician / United States of America
24 JulyJoseph Nicollet / Mathematician / France
26 February François Arago / Politician / France
30 OctoberPhilippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé / Author / Canada

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