Historical Events For 1772
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1772 slavery outlawed in England
Jul 13 On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 On this day in history 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
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 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 In the year 1772 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
Aug 19 In the year 1772 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 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 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer in the year 1772.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.
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 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1772 john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.
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