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Historical Events In 1762

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Jun 28   On this day in history 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)  

Jun 28   In the year 1762 catherine II ascends the throne of Russia.  

Jun 29   Russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II in the year 1762.  

Jul 04   On this day in history marco Santucci, composer  

Jul 06   On this day in history peter III Feodorovich, tsar of Russia (1761-62), murdered at 34  

Jul 10   On this day in history johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76  

Jul 10   In the year 1762 roubiliacs monument for Handel unveiled at Westminster Abbey  

Jul 13   James Bradley 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies in the year 1762.  

Jul 13   James Bradley, 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history cornelis Hop, Amsterdams regent/diplomat, dies at 77  

Jul 16   Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1762 catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia.  

Jul 17   In the year 1762 peter III Fjodorovitsj, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34  

Jul 20   On this day in history christoph Nichelsmann, German klavecinist/composer, dies  

Jul 20   Jakob Haibel, composer in the year 1762.  

Jul 21   Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Santiago Ferrer, composer in the year 1762.  

Aug 12   On this day in history george IV, king of England (1820-30)  

Aug 13   John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 in the year 1762.  

Aug 14   In the year 1762 english fleet occupies Havana  

Aug 22   In the year 1762 1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

Aug 22   First female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury in the year 1762.  

Sep 06   On this day in history theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral  

Sep 15   On this day in history battle of Signal Hill.  

Sep 16   Charles G G, earl of Merode/mayor of Brussels/French senator on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74  

Sep 24   On this day in history william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)  

Oct 04   In the year 1762 tommaso Sogner, composer  

Oct 05   Opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced (Vienna) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   English troops occupy Manila Philippines on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1762 samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

Oct 21   In the year 1762 herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1762

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1842)  

Jan 20   Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer was born in the year 1762.  

Jan 21   Giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer was born in the year 1762.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini)  

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of friedrich Franz Hurka, composer  

Mar 07   Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company) was born in the year 1762.  

Mar 24   Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1762 birth of francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1762

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1762 elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52 [NS]  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695)  

Jan 13   In the year 1762 leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 11   On this day in history johann Tobias Krebs, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 12   Laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1762.  

Feb 20   On this day in history death of tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723)  

Mar 04   Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702) died on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history death of nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713)  

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