Historical Events In 1772
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1772 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 on this day in history.
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 Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) in the year 1772.
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader in the year 1772.
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica in the year 1772.
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.
Sep 18 In the year 1772 martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
Sep 26 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer
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 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer
Oct 30 Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown in the year 1772.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny