Historical Events In 1772
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1772 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 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader in the year 1772.
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 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 Francois-Louis Perne, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1772 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 on this day in history.
Nov 02 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms in the year 1772.
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 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 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
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.