Historical Events For 1772
Monday, 25 September 2017
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England on this day in history.
Jul 13 Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas in the year 1772.
Jul 25 On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.
Aug 11 On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720
Aug 21 In the year 1772 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
Aug 21 On this day in history king Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot.
Aug 24 In the year 1772 willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1772 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California on this day in history.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine in the year 1772.
Oct 04 In the year 1772 francois-Louis Perne, composer
Oct 08 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1772.
Oct 21 In the year 1772 samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer
Oct 30 In the year 1772 capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
Nov 02 Boston patriot Samuel Adams, 50, and local physician Joseph Warren, 31, organize a Committee of Correspondence, similar committees spring up throughout the colonies, relaying the anti-British polemics of Adams and others in the year 1772.
Nov 02 On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
Nov 05 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 07 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny