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Historical Events In 1772

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jun 18   Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Slavery outlawed in England in the year 1772.  

Jul 13   In the year 1772 capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas  

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

Aug 05   1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.  

Aug 05   In the year 1772 poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.  

Aug 11   In the year 1772 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

Aug 11   In the year 1772 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

Aug 11   On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

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   Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) in the year 1772.  

Aug 30   On this day in history henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader  

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

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

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

Oct 08   Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1772.  

Oct 21   Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1772 corneille Vander Planken, composer  

Oct 30   On this day in history capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown  

Nov 02   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 in the year 1772.  

Nov 02   In the year 1772 boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms  

Nov 05   Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer  

Nov 11   John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.  

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   In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1772 birth of giovanni Liverati, composer  

Mar 30   In the year 1772 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   In the year 1772 death of johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712)  

Mar 02   Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 in the year 1772.  

Mar 11   George Reuter, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 29   In the year 1772 death of emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688)  

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