Historical Events In 1774
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 11 In the year 1774 messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog
Jan 21 Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 in the year 1774.
Jan 24 Karl Moser, composer on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1774 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 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 Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1774.
Feb 15 W G Frederik, prince of Orange on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1774 pierre Rode, composer
Feb 17 Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) on this day in history.
Feb 22 English House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright in the year 1774.
Mar 04 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel) on this day in history.
Mar 04 First sighting of Orion nebula in the year 1774.
Mar 05 In the year 1774 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer
Mar 07 British close port of Boston to all commerce in the year 1774.
Mar 16 Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia) on this day in history.
Mar 20 John Braham, composer in the year 1774.
Mar 22 A collection of English nursery rhymes is published and includes Baa, Baa, Black Sheep in the year 1774.
Mar 25 On this day in history english Parliament passes Boston Port Bill
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 on this day in history.
Apr 17 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer in the year 1774.
Apr 19 In the year 1774 cW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris
Apr 21 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1774 christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies
Apr 28 In the year 1774 francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
Apr 30 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64
May 10 In the year 1774 louis XVI ascends the throne of France
May 10 Louis XVI ascends to throne of France in the year 1774.
May 20 In the year 1774 britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio
May 20 Britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio in the year 1774.
May 23 In the year 1774 chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River)