Historical Events In 1774
Thursday, 28 January 2021
Jan 11 In the year 1774 messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog
Jan 21 On this day in history mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56
Jan 24 Karl Moser, composer in the year 1774.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 30 Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Andrew Becker demonstrates diving suit on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1774 florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44
Feb 15 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1774 british close port of Boston to all commerce
Mar 16 Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia) on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1774 john Braham, composer
Mar 22 A collection of English nursery rhymes is published and includes Baa, Baa, Black Sheep in the year 1774.
Mar 25 English Parliament passes Boston Port Bill in the year 1774.
Mar 28 Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts on this day in history.
Apr 04 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1774 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)
Apr 23 In the year 1774 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 Pope Clement XIV proclaims a universal jubilee in the year 1774.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1774.
May 23 Chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River) in the year 1774.