Historical Events In 1774
Friday, 03 April 2020
Jan 11 Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog on this day in history.
Jan 21 Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 in the year 1774.
Jan 24 In the year 1774 karl Moser, composer
Jan 30 On this day in history capt Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)
Jan 30 Captain Cook reaches 71º 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record) in the year 1774.
Jan 30 On this day in history frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69
Feb 10 On this day in history andrew Becker demonstrates diving suit
Feb 10 Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1774.
Feb 15 In the year 1774 w G Frederik, prince of Orange
Feb 16 Pierre Rode, composer in the year 1774.
Feb 17 In the year 1774 raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)
Feb 22 On this day in history english House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright
Mar 04 On this day in history 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
Mar 04 First sighting of Orion nebula in the year 1774.
Mar 05 In the year 1774 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer
Mar 07 In the year 1774 british close port of Boston to all commerce
Mar 16 In the year 1774 matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia)
Mar 20 On this day in history john Braham, composer
Mar 22 A collection of English nursery rhymes is published and includes Baa, Baa, Black Sheep on this day in history.
Mar 25 English Parliament passes Boston Port Bill on this day in history.
Mar 28 Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts in the year 1774.
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 CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
Apr 21 In the year 1774 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)
Apr 23 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1774 louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64
May 10 On this day in history louis XVI ascends the throne of France
May 10 In the year 1774 louis XVI ascends to throne of France
May 20 In the year 1774 britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio
May 20 In the year 1774 britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio
May 23 Chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River) on this day in history.