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Historical Events In 1772

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

Jun 22   Slavery outlawed in England on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas  

Jul 25   Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1772.  

Aug 11   Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 in the year 1772.  

Aug 11   On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

Aug 11   The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general in the year 1772.  

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   Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1772.  

Aug 21   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer  

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

Oct 04   Francois-Louis Perne, composer in the year 1772.  

Oct 08   Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.  

Oct 30   Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1772 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   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 in the year 1772.  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1772

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter  

Jan 12   In the year 1772 birth of count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839)  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of karl Jacob Wagner, composer  

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

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

Mar 27   Giovanni Liverati, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history birth of johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1772

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 10   In the year 1772 jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712)  

Mar 02   In the year 1772 robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1772 death of jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703)  

Mar 22   On this day in history death of john Canton, English physicist (b. 1718)  

Mar 26   In the year 1772 death of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704)  

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

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