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Historical Events In 1672

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jul 08   On this day in history willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general  

Jul 09   Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand in the year 1672.  

Aug 09   Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1672.  

Aug 20   Cornelis de Witt, Dutch, statesman, lynched at 49 in the year 1672.  

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   Nicolas de Grigny, composer in the year 1672.  

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   In the year 1672 new York Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between New York and Boston  

Dec 10   NY Gov Lovelace announces monthly mail service between NY & Boston on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history baron Karl Rabenhaupt occupies Coevorden Neth  

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Famous Birthdays In 1672

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of francesco Mancini, composer  

Jan 18   Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731) was born in the year 1672.  

Feb 13   On this day in history birth of Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)  

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

Mar 12   In the year 1672 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 in the year 1672.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1672

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   John Cosin, English clergyman (b. 1594) died in the year 1672.  

Jan 28   Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588) died on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1672 death of charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)  

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

May 05   On this day in history death of samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609)  

May 08   In the year 1672 death of jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de Tréville and French Officer (b. 1598)  

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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