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Historical Events In 1772

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jun 18   Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.  

Jun 22   On this day in history slavery outlawed in England  

Jul 13   Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1772 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   On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

Aug 11   On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

Aug 11   In the year 1772 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

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   In the year 1772 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29  

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   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   Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.  

Sep 18   Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 26   New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer  

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

Oct 21   Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) in the year 1772.  

Oct 21   The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth in the year 1772.  

Oct 25   On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer  

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

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   On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50  

Nov 10   Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 18   On this day in history louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer  

Dec 07   Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1772.  

Dec 12   Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75  

Feb 18   Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history george Reuter, composer, dies at 63  

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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