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Historical Events In 1774

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Jan 11   Messier adds M51 (spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici) to his catalog on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1774 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   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   Pierre Rode, composer on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1774.  

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   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   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   In the year 1774 english Parliament passes Boston Port Bill  

Mar 28   On this day in history britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1774.  

Apr 21   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) in the year 1774.  

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   Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1774 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 in the year 1774.  

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)  

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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   In the year 1774 birth of karl Moser, composer  

Feb 11   Hans Järta, Swedish political activist (d. 1847) was born in the year 1774.  

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   Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850) was born in the year 1774.  

Mar 05   Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer was born in the year 1774.  

Famous Deaths In 1774

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   In the year 1774 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

Jan 30   In the year 1774 frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69  

Feb 04   Charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 23   On this day in history christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

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

May 10   Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64 in the year 1774.  

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