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  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus)Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
  • King Taksin's coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
  • John Wilkes is imprisoned for writing an article for The North Briton severely criticizing King George III. This action provokes rioting in London.
Weather

The temperature on February 14, 1768 was about 5.0 °C. There was 4 mm of rainWind direction mainly south east. Weather type: mist regen .

Source: KNMI (weather station Zwanenburg/The Netherlands) 


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Died on February 14

Names that were popular for boys in 1768
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Joannes
  • Hendrik
  • Johannes
  • Petrus
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Johann
  • Dirk
  • Klaas
Names that were popular for girls in 1768
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Joanna
  • Marie
  • Cornelia
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Adriana
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Antje
  • Jannetje