Historical Events Happened In 1772
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Jun 18 On this day in history gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England in the year 1772.
Jul 13 In the year 1772 capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1772.
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 Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1772 new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 Francois-Louis Perne, composer in the year 1772.
Oct 08 In the year 1772 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
Oct 21 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.
Oct 30 Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1772 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.
Nov 02 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms in the year 1772.
Nov 05 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.
Nov 18 On this day in history louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
Dec 07 On this day in history joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.