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Historical Events In 1772

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jun 18   Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.  

Jun 22   Slavery outlawed in England on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer  

Aug 05   1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.  

Aug 05   On this day in history poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.  

Aug 11   On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

Aug 11   Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

Aug 11   The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 in the year 1772.  

Aug 21   In the year 1772 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29  

Aug 21   King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) in the year 1772.  

Aug 30   Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader in the year 1772.  

Aug 31   Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.  

Sep 18   In the year 1772 martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer  

Sep 26   New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Francois-Louis Perne, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1772 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

Oct 21   Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) in the year 1772.  

Oct 21   In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth  

Oct 25   In the year 1772 corneille Vander Planken, composer  

Oct 30   In the year 1772 capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown  

Nov 02   Boston patriot Samuel Adams, 50, and local physician Joseph Warren, 31, organize a Committee of Correspondence, similar committees spring up throughout the colonies, relaying the anti-British polemics of Adams and others on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms in the year 1772.  

Nov 05   On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50  

Nov 10   In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer  

Nov 11   John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer  

Dec 07   In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer  

Dec 12   In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41  

Dec 22   On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1772

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter  

Jan 12   Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1772 birth of joseph Lipavsky, composer  

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of karl Jacob Wagner, composer  

Feb 26   Caspar Furstenau, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Giovanni Liverati, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Mar 30   Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Famous Deaths In 1772

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 10   Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75 in the year 1772.  

Feb 18   Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 in the year 1772.  

Mar 11   On this day in history george Reuter, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 21   In the year 1772 death of jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703)  

Mar 22   John Canton, English physicist (b. 1718) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1772 death of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704)  

Mar 29   In the year 1772 death of emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688)  

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