Historical Events For 1772
Monday, 22 January 2018
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 In the year 1772 slavery outlawed in England
Jul 13 Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas in the year 1772.
Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1772 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
Aug 05 Poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia in the year 1772.
Aug 11 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 in the year 1772.
Aug 11 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
Aug 19 Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 in the year 1772.
Aug 21 On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
Aug 21 In the year 1772 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 Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) in the year 1772.
Aug 30 On this day in history henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica in the year 1772.
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 On this day in history new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 Francois-Louis Perne, composer on this day in history.
Oct 08 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 21 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) on this day in history.
Oct 21 The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth in the year 1772.
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer on this day in history.
Oct 30 Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown in the year 1772.
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 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms on this day in history.
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny