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Historical Events In 1672

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Jul 08   Willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70  

Aug 20   Cornelis de Witt, Dutch, statesman, lynched at 49 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden on France on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history nicolas de Grigny, composer  

Sep 16   Anne Bradstreet, American poet, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1672.  

Oct 12   On this day in history frederik of Nassau, count of Buren, slain in battle  

Oct 18   Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Buczacz on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Heinrich Schutz, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   New York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston in the year 1672.  

Dec 10   In the year 1672 nY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston  

Dec 13   In the year 1672 jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63  

Dec 16   In the year 1672 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63  

Dec 23   On this day in history giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn  

Dec 30   Baron Karl Rabenhaupt occupies Coevorden Neth 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Francesco Mancini, composer was born in the year 1672.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1672 birth of richard Steele, Irish writer and politician (d. 1729)  

Mar 30   On this day in history birth of peter I "the Great" Romanov, great tsar of Russia (1682-1725)  

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   Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1672.  

May 05   In the year 1672 death of samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609)  

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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