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Historical Events In 1772

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Jun 10   In the year 1772 burning of GaspĂ©e, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders  

Jun 15   Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77 in the year 1772.  

Jun 18   In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72  

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   On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1772 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   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   Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer in the year 1772.  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1772 francois-Louis Perne, composer  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1772 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   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   In the year 1772 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   On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84  

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

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

Feb 22   In the year 1772 birth of joseph Lipavsky, composer  

Feb 22   Karl Jacob Wagner, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Feb 26   Caspar Furstenau, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Mar 10   Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde) was born in the year 1772.  

Mar 27   On this day in history birth of giovanni Liverati, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712) died in the year 1772.  

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

Mar 22   John Canton, English physicist (b. 1718) died in the year 1772.  

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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