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