1768 - The great fire, 455 houses burned down as well as the parish and church.
1773 - The Jesuit Order was dissolved.
1775 - Maria Therese granted Nový Jičín its freedoms again and declared it a municipal town.
1790 - Field Marshal Gideon Ernst Laudon stayed in house No 29 and died suddenly here on 14/07.
1799 - The Hückel family arrived in the town. This family founded the hat making tradition of Nový Jičín.
Born: 5.9.1771 (Fulnek)
Death: 4.5.1824 (Nový Jičín)
- He was a builder and regional master mason working in Nový Jičín.
Ernst Gideon von Laudon
Born: 13.2.1717 (Madona Municipality, Latvia)
Death: 7/14/1790 (Nový Jičín)
- The most important Austrian military leader.
- In 1789 he achieved his greatest victory (liberation) in Belgrade
Born: 13.5.1717 (Vienna)
Death: 29.11.1780 (Vienna)
- In 1775 it declared Nový Jičín a free municipal town.