Historical Events For 1772
Saturday, 25 February 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 in the year 1772.
Jul 13 On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.
Aug 05 Poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia on this day in history.
Aug 11 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 in the year 1772.
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general in the year 1772.
Aug 11 In the year 1772 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
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 In the year 1772 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
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 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 in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 francois-Louis Perne, composer
Oct 08 On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
Oct 21 On this day in history samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer in the year 1772.
Nov 11 On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
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 in the year 1772.
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.