Historical Events For 1772
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England in the year 1772.
Jul 13 On this day in history 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 In the year 1772 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general in the year 1772.
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 Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
Aug 21 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 on this day in history.
Aug 24 Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica in the year 1772.
Sep 01 On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
Sep 18 On this day in history martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
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 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1772.
Oct 21 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) in the year 1772.
Oct 21 The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth in the year 1772.
Oct 25 In the year 1772 corneille Vander Planken, composer
Oct 30 In the year 1772 capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
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 In the year 1772 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer in the year 1772.
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.
Nov 18 In the year 1772 louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
Dec 07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 12 In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny