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Historical Events In 1762

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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

Jun 28   On this day in history catherine II ascends the throne of Russia.  

Jun 29   Russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1762 marco Santucci, composer  

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

Jul 10   Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76 in the year 1762.  

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

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

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

Jul 14   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdams regent/diplomat, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87  

Jul 17   Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jakob Haibel, composer  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1762 santiago Ferrer, composer  

Aug 12   George IV, king of England (1820-30) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 1762 john Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64  

Aug 14   In the year 1762 english fleet occupies Havana  

Aug 22   1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history first female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

Sep 06   Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral in the year 1762.  

Sep 15   Battle of Signal Hill on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Charles G G, earl of Merode/mayor of Brussels/French senator in the year 1762.  

Sep 17   In the year 1762 francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74  

Sep 24   William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets) in the year 1762.  

Oct 04   On this day in history tommaso Sogner, composer  

Oct 05   In the year 1762 opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced (Vienna)  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1762 francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78  

Oct 12   In the year 1762 john W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   Constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1842) was born in the year 1762.  

Jan 20   In the year 1762 birth of jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer  

Jan 21   Giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1762 birth of sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history 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   Louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695) died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68  

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 in the year 1762.  

Mar 21   In the year 1762 death of nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713)  

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