1751 in History – What happened in year 1751

✅ Published on March 31st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1751 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 1751.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1751 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 JulySwedish chemist and quarry specialist Friedrich Kroenstler succeeded in detecting a metal called nickel.
23 AprilGilbert Eliot Minto, Governor General of the East India Company was born.
16 FebruaryGray's "LG Living in Country Church Yard" was first published.
25 MarchFrederick I of Sweden was succeeded as king by Adolf Friedrich.
11 MayThe Pennsylvania Hospital established by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin.
28 JulyThe kingdom of Kartali defeated a large army of Tabriz Khana under Erkele II at the Battle of Kiribullah.
13 AugustAcademy and College Philadelphia, the predecessor of the Private University of Pennsylvania as Benjamin Franklin President, opened its doors.
13 SeptemberKalvária Banskaya Stavnica was completed in the Kingdom of Hungary.
27 OctoberThe Hauraki period began in Japan.
03 DecemberBattle of Arnie in India Second Carnatic War): A British East India Company-led army under Robert Clive defeats a very large Franco-Indian army under the command of Rana Sahib at Archana.


Famous birthdays in the year 1751:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 March Jan Křtitel Kuchař / Composer / Czech Republic
10 DecemberGeorge Shaw / Zoologistet / United Kingdom
16 March James Madison / Politician / United States of America
18 January Ferdinand Kauer / Pianist / Austria
20 February Johann Heinrich Voss / Poet / Germany
26 DecemberLord George Gordon / Politician / United Kingdom
26 DecemberClemens Maria Hofbauer / Priest / Austria
26 AugustManuel Abad y Queipo / Bishop / Spain
30 OctoberRichard Brinsley Sheridan / Poet / United Kingdom
30 JulyMaria Anna Mozart / Pianist / Austria
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