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Historical Events In 1772

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Jun 10   In the year 1772 burning of GaspĂ©e, 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1772

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1772 birth of paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter  

Jan 12   Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839) was born in the year 1772.  

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   Caspar Furstenau, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Mar 10   On this day in history birth of friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1772 george Reuter, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 21   Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703) died in the year 1772.  

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

Mar 26   Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704) died in the year 1772.  

Mar 29   Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688) died on this day in history.  

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