Historical Events In 1774
Friday, 23 August 2019
Jan 11 Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56
Jan 24 Karl Moser, composer in the year 1774.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 30 Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1774.
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 W G Frederik, prince of Orange on this day in history.
Feb 16 Pierre Rode, composer on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)
Feb 22 English House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1774 1st sighting of Orion nebula (William Herschel)
Mar 04 First sighting of Orion nebula on this day in history.
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) in the year 1774.
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 In the year 1774 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 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1774 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 in the year 1774.
Apr 30 In the year 1774 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 on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history louis XVI ascends to throne of France
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 on this day in history.
May 23 Chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River) on this day in history.