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Historical Events In 1672

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1672 jean Racine's "Bajazet," premieres in Paris  

Jan 11   On this day in history isaac Newton is elected a member of Royal Society  

Jan 16   Francesco Mancini, composer in the year 1672.  

Feb 08   On this day in history isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London  

Feb 08   On this day in history isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London  

Feb 23   Joan Blaeus publishers destroyed by fire in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history king Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence  

Mar 17   In the year 1672 england declares war on Netherlands  

Mar 30   Peter I "the Great" Romanov, great tsar of Russia (1682-1725) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 06   In the year 1672 france declares war on Netherlands  

Apr 21   Johann Philipp Kafer, composer in the year 1672.  

Apr 22   Georg Stiernhielm, Swed scholar/author/poet (Hercules), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands in the year 1672.  

May 01   On this day in history joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator)  

May 02   John Maitland becomes Duke of Lauderdale and Earl of March on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1672 brandenburgs monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands  

May 15   1st copyright law enacted by Massachusetts on this day in history.  

May 15   The first copyright law enacted by Massachusetts in the year 1672.  

May 17   On this day in history frontenac becomes Governor of New France (Canada)  

May 30   On this day in history peter I, (the Great), tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [NS=June 9]  

May 30   The birth of Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1672 battle by Solebay: Dutch adm M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet  

Jun 07   Willem J van Gendt, admiral/governor of Breda, dies at about 37 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Peter I "the Great" Romanov, tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [OS=May 30] on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history the birth of Peter The Great, Tsar Of Russia  

Jun 11   Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer in the year 1672.  

Jun 12   French army under Gen Turenne crosses Rhine at Lobith on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1672 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67  

Jun 21   Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded on this day in history.  

Jun 25   1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass in the year 1672.  

Jun 25   First recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass in the year 1672.  

Jul 04   In the year 1672 ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67  

Jul 04   States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1672

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742) was born in the year 1672.  

Jan 16   In the year 1672 birth of francesco Mancini, composer  

Jan 18   Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1672 birth of Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)  

Feb 26   Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born in the year 1672.  

Mar 12   Richard Steele, Irish writer and politician (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1672 birth of peter I "the Great" Romanov, great tsar of Russia (1682-1725)  

Apr 06   On this day in history birth of andre Cardinal Destouches, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1672

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history death of john Cosin, English clergyman (b. 1594)  

Jan 28   Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588) died in the year 1672.  

Feb 19   On this day in history death of charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)  

Apr 22   In the year 1672 georg Stiernhielm, Swed scholar/author/poet (Hercules), dies at 73  

May 05   Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609) died in the year 1672.  

May 08   On this day in history death of jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de Tréville and French Officer (b. 1598)  

May 11   Charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615) died on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history death of john Trevor, English politician (b. 1626)  

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