Historical Events In 1772
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Jun 10 In the year 1772 burning of Gaspée, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders
Jun 15 Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77 in the year 1772.
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England in the year 1772.
Jul 13 Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas on this day in history.
Jul 25 On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 On this day in history 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
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 in the year 1772.
Aug 11 In the year 1772 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general in the year 1772.
Aug 19 On this day in history gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720
Aug 21 Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1772 willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer in the year 1772.
Sep 26 In the year 1772 new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 In the year 1772 francois-Louis Perne, composer
Oct 08 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1772 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 In the year 1772 corneille Vander Planken, composer
Oct 30 Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown in the year 1772.
Nov 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1772 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 On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 In the year 1772 louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
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.