Historical Events In 1772
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jun 10 Burning of Gaspée, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 On this day in history 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
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 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 In the year 1772 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1772 new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.
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 On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer in the year 1772.
Nov 11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84 in the year 1772.
Nov 18 In the year 1772 louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
Dec 07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41