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Historical Events In 1772

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 10   Burning of GaspĂ©e, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77  

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

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   In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer  

Aug 05   On this day in history 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia  

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   Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)  

Aug 30   In the year 1772 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California  

Sep 18   Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1772 new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine  

Oct 04   On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer  

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   On this day in history the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth  

Oct 25   Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.  

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   On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms  

Nov 05   Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.  

Nov 10   Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer in the year 1772.  

Nov 11   John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.  

Nov 18   In the year 1772 louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer  

Dec 07   Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41  

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Famous Birthdays In 1772

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839)  

Feb 22   Joseph Lipavsky, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Feb 22   In the year 1772 birth of karl Jacob Wagner, composer  

Feb 26   In the year 1772 birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1772 birth of friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1772 birth of johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer  

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   In the year 1772 robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73  

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   In the year 1772 death of john Canton, English physicist (b. 1718)  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704)  

Mar 29   Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688) died in the year 1772.  

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