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Historical Events In 1772

Monday, 12 November 2018

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

Jun 22   In the year 1772 slavery outlawed in England  

Jul 13   Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas in the year 1772.  

Jul 25   In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer  

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

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

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

Aug 30   Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica in the year 1772.  

Sep 01   Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California on this day in history.  

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

Sep 26   New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1772 corneille Vander Planken, composer  

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   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   On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84  

Nov 18   On this day in history louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer  

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

Dec 12   Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.  

Dec 22   In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

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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 in the year 1772.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of joseph Lipavsky, composer  

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   Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1772

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 10   On this day in history jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75  

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   George Reuter, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1772.  

Mar 21   On this day in history death of jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703)  

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

Mar 26   Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704) died on this day in history.  

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

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