Historical Events In 1772
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jun 10 In the year 1772 burning of Gaspée, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders
Jun 15 In the year 1772 louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 In the year 1772 slavery outlawed in England
Jul 13 In the year 1772 capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia on this day in history.
Aug 05 Poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia on this day in history.
Aug 11 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general in the year 1772.
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1772 gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720
Aug 21 On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
Aug 21 In the year 1772 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.
Aug 24 Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader in the year 1772.
Aug 31 In the year 1772 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
Sep 18 In the year 1772 martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
Sep 26 On this day in history new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer
Oct 08 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1772.
Oct 21 On this day in history samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer
Oct 30 In the year 1772 capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
Nov 02 In the year 1772 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.
Nov 02 On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
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 In the year 1772 john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.