Historical Events In 1774
Monday, 16 December 2019
Jan 11 In the year 1774 messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog
Jan 21 In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56
Jan 24 In the year 1774 karl Moser, composer
Jan 30 In the year 1774 capt Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)
Jan 30 On this day in history captain Cook reaches 71º 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)
Jan 30 In the year 1774 frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69
Feb 10 On this day in history andrew Becker demonstrates diving suit
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 In the year 1774 pierre Rode, composer
Feb 17 Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) in the year 1774.
Feb 22 English House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright in the year 1774.
Mar 04 In the year 1774 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
Mar 04 In the year 1774 first sighting of Orion nebula
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) in the year 1774.
Mar 20 On this day in history 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 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 CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
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 In the year 1774 francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse
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 Louis XVI ascends the throne of France in the year 1774.
May 10 In the year 1774 louis XVI ascends to throne of France
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)