Historical Events In 1772
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England on this day in history.
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 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.
Aug 05 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 19 Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 in the year 1772.
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 On this day in history henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
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 In the year 1772 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 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 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 In the year 1772 boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
Nov 05 In the year 1772 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 07 On this day in history joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.