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Historical Events In 1762

Friday, 24 May 2019

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

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   On this day in history marco Santucci, composer  

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

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

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   James Bradley, 3rd Astronomer Royal, dies on this day in history.  

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

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   Peter III Fjodorovitsj, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1762 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 in the year 1762.  

Aug 10   Santiago Ferrer, composer in the year 1762.  

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   On this day in history english fleet occupies Havana  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1762 first female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

Sep 06   Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral in the year 1762.  

Sep 15   In the year 1762 battle of Signal Hill.  

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   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) in the year 1762.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini)  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)  

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   On this day in history death of louis-Fran├žois Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695)  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1762 johann Tobias Krebs, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 12   On this day in history laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 20   In the year 1762 death of tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723)  

Mar 04   Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702) died in the year 1762.  

Mar 21   Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713) died in the year 1762.  

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