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Historical Events In 1762

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

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 in the year 1762.  

Jul 04   Marco Santucci, composer in the year 1762.  

Jul 06   In the year 1762 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   On this day in history 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   Santiago Ferrer, composer in the year 1762.  

Aug 12   George IV, king of England (1820-30) in the year 1762.  

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

Aug 14   English fleet occupies Havana in the year 1762.  

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

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

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

Sep 24   In the year 1762 william Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)  

Oct 04   Tommaso Sogner, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   English troops occupy Manila Philippines in the year 1762.  

Oct 06   Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1762.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1762 birth of christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini)  

Feb 19   In the year 1762 birth of friedrich Franz Hurka, composer  

Mar 07   Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history birth of marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo)  

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 in the year 1762.  

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

Feb 11   Johann Tobias Krebs, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1762 laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 20   Tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723) died in the year 1762.  

Mar 04   In the year 1762 death of johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)  

Mar 21   Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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