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Historical Events In 1762

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 28   In the year 1762 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)  

Jun 28   Catherine II ascends the throne of Russia in the year 1762.  

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   Peter III Feodorovich, tsar of Russia (1761-62), murdered at 34 in the year 1762.  

Jul 10   Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1762 james Bradley 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies  

Jul 13   In the year 1762 james Bradley, 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies  

Jul 14   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdams regent/diplomat, dies at 77 in the year 1762.  

Jul 16   In the year 1762 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   Peter III Fjodorovitsj, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   Jakob Haibel, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 1762 willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist  

Aug 10   Santiago Ferrer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 14   English fleet occupies Havana in the year 1762.  

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

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

Sep 06   In the year 1762 theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral  

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   In the year 1762 tommaso Sogner, composer  

Oct 05   On this day in history opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced (Vienna)  

Oct 06   In the year 1762 english troops occupy Manila Philippines  

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

Oct 12   John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811 in the year 1762.  

Oct 15   Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer in the year 1762.  

Oct 21   Herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1762 birth of giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer  

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

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   Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer was born in the year 1762.  

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   In the year 1762 death of louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695)  

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   Laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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