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|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1730s 1740s 1750s – 1760s – 1770s 1780s 1790s|
|Years:||1764 1765 1766 – 1767 – 1768 1769 1770|
|1767 by topic:|
|Arts and Sciences|
|Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Literature (Poetry) – Music – Science|
|Canada – Great Britain –|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial governors – State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2520|
|Bahá'í calendar||−77 – −76|
|British Regnal year||7 Geo. 3 – 8 Geo. 3|
|Chinese calendar||丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4463 or 4403
— to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4464 or 4404
|- Vikram Samvat||1823–1824|
|- Shaka Samvat||1689–1690|
|- Kali Yuga||4868–4869|
|Japanese calendar||Meiwa 4
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 11 days|
|Minguo calendar||145 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2310|
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- January 1 – First annual volume of The Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris, produced by British Astronomer Royal Nevil Maskelyne at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, gives navigators the means to find longitude at sea using tables of lunar distance.
- January 9 – William Tryon, governor of the Royal Colony of North Carolina, signs a contract with architect John Hawks to build Tryon Palace, a lavish Georgian style governor's mansion on the New Bern waterfront.
- April 2 – Suppression of the Society of Jesus in the Spanish Empire and Kingdom of Naples.
- June 17 – British Royal Navy Captain Samuel Wallis becomes the first European to visit the island of Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean, during HMS Dolphin's second circumnavigation; he also sights Mehetia.
- July 3
- August 26 – Construction begins on Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina. The construction proves more expensive than initially expected, leading the government to increase local taxes. This stirs resentment among some North Carolinians and helps prolong the War of the Regulation.
- Autumn – North Carolina woodsman Daniel Boone goes through the Cumberland Gap and reaches Kentucky, in defiance of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 issued by George III of Great Britain. He discovers a rich hunting ground, contested by several Native American tribes.
- January 5 – Jean-Baptiste Say, French economist, originator of Say's Law (d. 1832)
- March 15 – Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States (d. 1845)
- March 25 – Joachim Murat, French marshal and King of Naples (d. 1815)
- April 25 – Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal (d. 1847)
- May 12 – Manuel de Godoy, Spanish statesman (d. 1851)
- May 15 – Ezekiel Hart, Canadian entrepreneur & politician (d. 1843)
- June 24 – Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès, French geographer, author and translator (d. 1846)
- July 4 – Kyokutei Bakin, Japanese author (d. 1848)
- July 11 – John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (d. 1848)
- July 28 – James A. Bayard (elder), U.S. Senator from Delaware (d. 1815)
- August 24 – Bernhard Meyer, German physician and ornithologist (d. 1836)
- August 25 – Louis Antoine Leon de Saint-Just, French revolutionary (d.1794)
- September 20 – José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Brazilian composer (d. 1830)
- October 25 – Benjamin Constant, Swiss writer (d. 1830)
- November 2 – Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, member of the British Royal Family (d. 1820)
- November 22 – Andreas Hofer, Austrian national hero (d. 1810)
- date unknown
- January 7 – Thomas Clap, first president of Yale University (b. 1703)
- January 22 – Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German mineralogist and geologist (b. 1719)
- March 7 – Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French colonizer and Governor of Louisiana (b. 1680)
- March 13 – Maria Josepha, dauphine of France (b. 1731) (tuberculosis)
- April 7 – Franz Sparry, composer (b. 1715)
- May 26 – Prince Frederick Henry of Prussia (b. 1747) (smallpox)
- May 28 – Maria Josepha of Bavaria (b. 1739) (smallpox)
- June 25 – Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (b. 1681)
- September 4 – Charles Townshend, English politician (b. 1725)
- October 15 – Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (b. 1751) (smallpox)
- October 16 – Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, Russian military leader (b. 1683)
- December 1 – Henry Erskine, 10th Earl of Buchan, British Freemason (b. 1710)
- December 22 – John Newbery, English publisher (b. 1713)
- December 28 – Emerich de Vattel, Swiss philosopher (b. 1714)
- date unknown
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 224–225. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- Laneyrie-Dagen, Nadeije, ed. (1996). Les Grands Explorateurs. Larousse. p. 181. ISBN 2-03-505305-6.
- Collingridge, Geo. (1903). "Who Discovered Tahiti?". Journal of the Polynesian Society 12: 184–186.