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Historical Events In 1774

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jan 11   Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog in the year 1774.  

Jan 21   Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer in the year 1774.  

Jan 30   Capt Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history captain Cook reaches 71º 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1774 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   On this day in history pierre Rode, composer  

Feb 17   In the year 1774 raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 22   In the year 1774 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   First sighting of Orion nebula on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history british close port of Boston to all commerce  

Mar 16   Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia) in the year 1774.  

Mar 20   John Braham, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1774.  

Mar 28   Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts in the year 1774.  

Apr 04   In the year 1774 oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17  

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   In the year 1774 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)  

Apr 23   Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies in the year 1774.  

Apr 28   Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse in the year 1774.  

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   On this day in history louis XVI ascends the throne of France  

May 10   On this day in history louis XVI ascends to throne of France  

May 20   Britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio  

May 23   On this day in history chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1774

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of andré Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (d. 1860)  

Jan 24   Karl Moser, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1774 birth of w G Frederik, prince of Orange  

Feb 16   In the year 1774 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

Feb 17   In the year 1774 birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)  

Mar 05   On this day in history birth of christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 in the year 1774.  

Jan 30   Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died in the year 1774.  

Feb 10   In the year 1774 florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44  

Apr 04   Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 in the year 1774.  

Apr 23   Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)  

May 10   In the year 1774 louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64  

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