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Historical Events In 1772

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Jun 18   Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.  

Aug 05   Poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia in the year 1772.  

Aug 11   Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general in the year 1772.  

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   Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica  

Sep 01   Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1772 martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer  

Sep 26   On this day in history new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine  

Oct 04   Francois-Louis Perne, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

Oct 21   On this day in history samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)  

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   Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown in the year 1772.  

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   On this day in history boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms  

Nov 05   In the year 1772 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50  

Nov 10   On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer  

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

Nov 18   In the year 1772 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1772 birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1772 birth of friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)  

Mar 27   Giovanni Liverati, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1772 birth of johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1772

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 10   In the year 1772 jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75  

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   In the year 1772 death of jacques-Nicolas Bellin, French cartographer (b. 1703)  

Mar 22   John Canton, English physicist (b. 1718) died on this day in history.  

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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