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Historical Events In 1762

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

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

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

Jun 29   In the year 1762 russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1762.  

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   In the year 1762 santiago Ferrer, composer  

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   On this day in history english fleet occupies Havana  

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 in the year 1762.  

Sep 06   Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78  

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   Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer was born in the year 1762.  

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 in the year 1762.  

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   Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52 [NS] on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695) died in the year 1762.  

Jan 13   Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1762.  

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

Feb 12   Laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history death of johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)  

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

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