1767 in History – What happened in year 1767

✅ Published on April 1st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1767 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 1767.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1767 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 aprilTroops of the Burmese Konbaung Dynasty sacked the Siamese city of Ayutthaya to end the Burmese–Siamese War, bringing the four-century-old Ayutthaya Kingdom to an end.
03 julyNorway's oldest newspaper Adresseavisen was founded which is still in print. The paper was originally founded as a classified publication. The name of the newspaper changed many times before. Locally it is often called as Adressa.
11 octoberUnable to go any further, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon madetheir final observations for what would become known as theMason–Dixon line.
28 FebruaryKing Takasin became the king of Thailand and made Thonburi his capital.
01 JanuaryGovernor William Trison of the Royal Colony of North Carolina signed a contract with architect John Hawkes to build the Trishan Palace, a grand Georgian-style governor's mansion on the New Bern waterfront.
02 AprilThe Society of Jesus was oppressed in the Spanish Empire and the Kingdom of Naples.
14 MayThe British government reduced the import duty of Americans on tea.
29 JuneThe British passed the Townshend Revenue Act and taxed America.
03 JulyPitcairn Island was discovered, with midshipman Robert Pittaren on an expedition as Philippe Cartert ordered.
26 AugustThe construction of the Tynes Palace began in New Bern, North Carolina.
28 SeptemberSajjan 17 forbids private slave transport to the Cape of Good Hope, India.
18 OctoberThe Mason Dixon Line, the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania, was agreed upon.
28 DecemberKing Texin was crowned King of Thailand and established Thonburi as its capital.

Famous birthdays in the year 1767:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 January Jean-Baptiste Say / Academic / France
06 OctoberHenri Christophe / King / Haiti
08 SeptemberAugust Wilhelm Schlegel / Poet / Germany
11 JulyJohn Quincy Adams / Politician / United States of America
12 MayManuel Godoy / Politician / Spain
15 OctoberGabriel Richard / Politician / United States of America
15 JuneRachel Jackson / Queen / United States of America
15 March Andrew Jackson / Judge / United States of America
22 JuneWilhelm von Humboldt / Philosopher / Germany
24 JuneJean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès / Author / France
25 March Joachim Murat / General / France
25 OctoberBenjamin Constant / Politician / France
25 AugustLouis Antoine de Saint-Just / Politician / France
25 AprilNicolas Oudinot / General / France
26 SeptemberWenzel Müller / Composer / Austria
27 JuneAlexis Bouvard / Academic / France
27 February Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure / Politician / France
31 AugustHenry Joy McCracken / Business Man / Ireland

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1767:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 MayTyagaraja / Composer / India
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