- Julie d’Aubigny stops performing in the Paris Opera.
- Julie d’Aubigny dies at the age of 33.
- Mother Clap’s Molly House opens.
- February: Mother Clap’s Molly House is closed after a raid by law enforcement.
- May 9: Gabriel Lawrence, William Griffin, and Thomas Wright are executed after being arrested at Mother Clap’s Molly House and subsequently being convicted of sodomy.
- February 15: Jeremy Bentham is born.
- November 29: Jemima Wilkinson is born.