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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.  

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

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   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 in the year 1772.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704)  

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

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