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Historical Events In 1774

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Jan 11   Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog in the year 1774.  

Jan 21   On this day in history mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history capt Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)  

Jan 30   In the year 1774 captain Cook reaches 71º 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1774.  

Feb 10   Andrew Becker demonstrates diving suit on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 15   In the year 1774 w G Frederik, prince of Orange  

Feb 16   Pierre Rode, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) in the year 1774.  

Feb 22   On this day in history english House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright  

Mar 04   1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1774 first sighting of Orion nebula  

Mar 05   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer in the year 1774.  

Mar 07   British close port of Boston to all commerce in the year 1774.  

Mar 16   In the year 1774 matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia)  

Mar 20   In the year 1774 john Braham, composer  

Mar 22   In the year 1774 a collection of English nursery rhymes is published and includes Baa, Baa, Black Sheep.  

Mar 25   English Parliament passes Boston Port Bill in the year 1774.  

Mar 28   On this day in history britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts  

Apr 04   Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 in the year 1774.  

Apr 17   In the year 1774 vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer  

Apr 19   On this day in history cW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris  

Apr 21   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) in the year 1774.  

Apr 23   On this day in history christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

Apr 28   Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee  

May 10   Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

May 10   Louis XVI ascends the throne of France on this day in history.  

May 10   Louis XVI ascends to throne of France in the year 1774.  

May 20   On this day in history britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio  

May 20   Britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1774

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   André Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Feb 11   Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   W G Frederik, prince of Orange was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of pierre Rode, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 24   Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850) was born in the year 1774.  

Mar 05   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Apr 04   On this day in history oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17  

Apr 23   In the year 1774 christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

May 04   Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) died on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1774 louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64  

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