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Historical Events In 1672

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jan 01   Jean Racine's "Bajazet," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1672 isaac Newton is elected a member of Royal Society  

Jan 16   Francesco Mancini, composer in the year 1672.  

Feb 08   Isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London in the year 1672.  

Feb 08   In the year 1672 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   In the year 1672 king Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence  

Mar 17   England declares war on Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer in the year 1672.  

Apr 06   France declares war on Netherlands on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Johann Philipp Kafer, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history georg Stiernhielm, Swed scholar/author/poet (Hercules), dies at 73  

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

May 01   Joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator) on this day in history.  

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

May 06   Brandenburgs monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands on this day in history.  

May 15   1st copyright law enacted by Massachusetts in the year 1672.  

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   Peter I, (the Great), tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [NS=June 9] in the year 1672.  

May 30   On this day in history the birth of Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia  

Jun 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1672.  

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

Jun 09   The birth of Peter The Great, Tsar Of Russia on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer  

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

Jun 17   On this day in history orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67  

Jun 21   In the year 1672 dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded  

Jun 25   On this day in history 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass  

Jun 25   In the year 1672 first recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass  

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   On this day in history birth of francesco Mancini, composer  

Jan 18   In the year 1672 birth of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of richard Steele, Irish writer and politician (d. 1729)  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1672 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   On this day in history death of pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)  

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

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

May 05   Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609) died on this day in history.  

May 08   Jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de Tréville and French Officer (b. 1598) died on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1672 death of charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615)  

May 28   John Trevor, English politician (b. 1626) died on this day in history.  

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