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Historical Events In 1772

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Jun 10   In the year 1772 burning of GaspĂ©e, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders  

Jun 15   Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77 in the year 1772.  

Jun 18   In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72  

Jun 22   On this day in history slavery outlawed in England  

Jul 13   On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas  

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   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   Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1772 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   On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29  

Aug 21   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) in the year 1772.  

Aug 30   In the year 1772 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader  

Aug 31   In the year 1772 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica  

Sep 01   Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.  

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   Francois-Louis Perne, composer in the year 1772.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history corneille Vander Planken, composer  

Oct 30   Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown on this day in history.  

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   Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50  

Nov 10   In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer  

Nov 11   On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84  

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   In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41  

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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   In the year 1772 birth of joseph Lipavsky, composer  

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of karl Jacob Wagner, composer  

Feb 26   Caspar Furstenau, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history birth of friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)  

Mar 27   Giovanni Liverati, composer was born in the year 1772.  

Mar 30   On this day in history birth of johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1772

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 10   Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1772 death of johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712)  

Mar 02   In the year 1772 robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73  

Mar 11   In the year 1772 george Reuter, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 21   Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703) died on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1772 death of john Canton, English physicist (b. 1718)  

Mar 26   Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (b. 1704) died on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688) died on this day in history.  

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