Historical Events In 1772
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jun 10 On this day in history burning of Gaspée, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders
Jun 15 Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 on this day in history.
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 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.
Aug 05 In the year 1772 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 In the year 1772 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
Aug 11 On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
Aug 19 Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1772 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) in the year 1772.
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 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 On this day in history new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 Francois-Louis Perne, composer on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
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 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 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.
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 On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41