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Historical Events In 1762

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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

Jun 28   Catherine II ascends the throne of Russia on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   Marco Santucci, composer in the year 1762.  

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

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

Jul 10   Roubiliacs monument for Handel unveiled at Westminster Abbey in the year 1762.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1762.  

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

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   Jakob Haibel, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist in the year 1762.  

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

Aug 12   In the year 1762 george IV, king of England (1820-30)  

Aug 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1762.  

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

Sep 15   In the year 1762 battle of Signal Hill.  

Sep 16   In the year 1762 charles G G, earl of Merode/mayor of Brussels/French senator  

Sep 17   Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1762.  

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

Oct 04   Tommaso Sogner, composer in the year 1762.  

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

Oct 06   On this day in history english troops occupy Manila Philippines  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history john W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811  

Oct 15   Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1762 birth of marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo)  

Mar 25   Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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] in the year 1762.  

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   Johann Tobias Krebs, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1762.  

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

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

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