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Historical Events In 1762

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jun 28   In the year 1762 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 in the year 1762.  

Jul 04   In the year 1762 marco Santucci, composer  

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

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

Jul 10   Roubiliacs monument for Handel unveiled at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history james Bradley 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies  

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

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

Jul 16   Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   Christoph Nichelsmann, German klavecinist/composer, dies in the year 1762.  

Jul 20   Jakob Haibel, composer in the year 1762.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history john Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64  

Aug 14   English fleet occupies Havana on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 06   On this day in history theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral  

Sep 15   In the year 1762 battle of Signal Hill.  

Sep 16   Charles G G, earl of Merode/mayor of Brussels/French senator on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1762 english troops occupy Manila Philippines  

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   On this day in history birth of jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer  

Jan 23   Christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini) was born in the year 1762.  

Feb 19   Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo) was born in the year 1762.  

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

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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