Historical Events For 1772
Monday, 24 July 2017
Jun 18 On this day in history gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
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 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer in the year 1772.
Aug 05 On this day in history 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
Aug 05 In the year 1772 poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.
Aug 11 In the year 1772 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
Aug 11 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
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 On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
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 On this day in history willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 On this day in history henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.
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 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.
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 In the year 1772 samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 In the year 1772 john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 On this day in history louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
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 Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.