This page relates to the year 1767 Gregorian Calendrier.
- April 2nd: The Jésuites are driven out of News-Spain. End of the missions Jesuits with the Paraguay and in California.
- June 1st: Foundation of the Small Seminar of Montreal.
- June 29th: Townshend Acts imposing of the rights of importation on glass, lead, paper and the in the British colonies. A municipal assembly draws up with Boston the list of the British products to boycott. The boycott involves a crisis of the trade and exchanges and the workman-craftsmen and the small shopkeepers lose their employment.
- Disappearance of the college of the Jesuits to Quebec (the elementary school persists until in 1776). Secondary education will be ensured by the Seminar of Quebec.
- Spanish military Government of California.
- June 19th: Samuel Wallis, captain British (1728 - 1795), approaches the island of Tahiti, during a voyage around the world.
- July 2nd: Philip Carteret discovers the Îles Pitcairn.
- October 28th: Philip Carteret discovers the Îles of Admiralty.
- April 7th: After a four year old seat, the Burmese troops seize Ayutthaya, capital of the Siam and destroy the city. Siam remains seven months under Burmese domination.
- Failure of forwarding in India of the Afghan king Ahmad Shâh Abdâlî.
- the Sikhs take the control of the Panjab.
- the oppression and the corruption of the British on the Bengal bring misery on the country.
The Middle East
- Raised 20 000 spahis in the Ottoman Empire (130 000 at the 16th century). Delay techniques with the use of galères and out-of-date guns.
- Epidemic of Variola in South Africa. Most of the surviving Hottentots put at the service White.
- Madagascar: Zanahary, wire of Ramaromanompo, is killed during a civil war. His/her son Iavy becomes king of the Betsimisaraka (fine in 1791). He reigns on a very reduced territory whose principal role is to provide slaves.
- March 23rd: The office of palatine of Hungary remains vacant until in 1790.
- April 2nd: Expulsion of the Jesuits of the Spanish territory (metropolitan and colonial) for their participation in the Motín de Esquillache. 5 000 Jesuits of the peninsula and the colonies are stopped and embarked of force for Civitavecchia. The pope Clément XIII refuses the entry of the port to the Spanish vessels and the Jesuits are off-set in Corsica.
- October 4th: Guillaume V of Orange-Nassau wife Wilhemine Frederique of Prussia, niece of Frederic II of Prussia.
- Decree of Marie-Therese prepared by Slovak the Adam Kollar regulating the burrows ( Urbarialregulation ) in Hungary: the extent of country tenure is redefined (from 15 to 30 arpents). The right of use of the forests and the common meadows is confirmed. The drudgery is reduced to 52 days for a manse and is reduced per annum to proportion of the surface. The fiscal charges are limited to 20%.
- Pascal Paoli, Corsican independence general and directing island, carries out a naval offensive towards the island génoise of Capraja, strategic not located at the North of the Tyrrhenian Sea opposite the locality of Macinaggio (on the west coast of the Corsica Cape) where he manages to sufficient gather men to massacre the garrisons génoises and to take the control of the island.
- April 18th: Antoine-Joseph of Laurents is named bishop of Saint-Malo. It will remain it until its death in 1785.
- June 19th: Jean Chastel kills an animal resembling a wolf of a very important size which pourraît being the Bête of Gévaudan.
- July 16th: Jeanne-Francoise Frémyot de Chantal is canonized by Clément XIII.
- January: Majority of Ferdinand IV of Naples, which reigns as a despot.
- May: The marquis Antoine d' Argenson becomes ambassador of France to Venice.
- has Milan, a commission is charged to examine the relationship between the Church and the State. It highlights the interference of the clergy in the temporal businesses of the State. The ecclesiastical Enquiry and courts are removed. The government is in charge of the censure and a reform of the regular clergy removes many convents.
- Pierre-Léopold of Habsbourg-Lorraine, large duke of Tuscan, applies a programme of reform by putting the principles of the physiocrats into practice: freedom of the trade of the grains.
- the minister Tanucci expels the Jésuites kingdom of Naples and confiscates their goods.
- June 26th: Publication of the Nakaz (“Instruction” where the empress Catherine II of Russia presents her political theories (Montesquieu, Beccaria) for the commission of the laws.
- July 20th: Large commission joining together of the representatives of all the classes of the company (other than the serfs, 50% of the population) for the drafting of a project of code. It will be dissolved the following year without results (December 7th 1768).
- Voyage of inspection of Catherine II in the government of Kazan.
- Voyage in Russia of the physiocrat Draper of the River. Catherine II of Russia turns into ridiculous its reform projects in its part “ the Anteroom of a boyard illustrates ”.
Arts & culture
- December 26th: Alceste , opera of the German type-setter Christoph Willibald Gluck is created with Vienna.
- the French painter Jean-Honore Fragonard painted “ strokes of luck of the swing ” (the swing).
- Portrait of Diderot of Louis-Michel Van Loo.
- the Sectional view , sculpture of Houdon.
- Innauguration of the Corn exchange with Paris.
Sciences and technology
- the French clock and watch maker Pierre Roy improves the marine watches.
- Steam engine of the British James Watt.
- Weaving loom British Arkwright.
- The History and Present State off Electricity , of Joseph Priestley, which gives the first relative measurements of conductibility and observes that the electrification of the drivers is surface.
- Santo Domingo produced 63 000 tons of sugar per annum.
Births in 1767
- January 29th: Girodet-Trioson (Anne-Louis Girodet de Roncypeintre), lithographer and writer French († 1824).
- March 15th: Andrew Jackson, future President of the United States
- March 25th: Joachim Murat, Marshal of France, king de Naples
- April 7th: Michel Adanson, French botanist († 1806)
- April 11th: Jean-Baptiste Isabey, French painter
- July 11th: John Quincy Adams, future President of the United States
- August 17th: Éloi Charlemagne Taupin, general French
- August 25th: Louis Saint-Just, French politician
- October 25th: Benjamin Constant of Rebecque, politician and free-Switzerland writer. († 1830)
- November 26th: Angel François Blein, general of Empire
Death in 1767
- March 13rd: dauphine the Marie-Josèphe of Saxony, wife of the Dolphin Louis Ferdinand and mother of Louis XVI, Louis XVIII and of Charles X.
- August 28th: Giacomo Ceruti, 68 years, painter baroque Italy N. (° October 13rd 1698).
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