Historical Events In 1772
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 On this day in history slavery outlawed in England
Jul 13 On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 On this day in history gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia in the year 1772.
Aug 05 In the year 1772 poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.
Aug 11 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general in the year 1772.
Aug 11 In the year 1772 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
Aug 19 Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish govt & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720 on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1772 alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29
Aug 21 King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 On this day in history henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 In the year 1772 mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
Sep 18 On this day in history martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer
Sep 26 On this day in history new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 On this day in history francois-Louis Perne, composer
Oct 08 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 21 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) in the year 1772.
Oct 21 In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer on this day in history.
Oct 30 Capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown in the year 1772.
Nov 02 In the year 1772 boston patriot Samuel Adams, 50, and local physician Joseph Warren, 31, organize a Committee of Correspondence, similar committees spring up throughout the colonies, relaying the anti-British polemics of Adams and others.
Nov 02 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 In the year 1772 john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 In the year 1772 louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer
Dec 07 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny
Dec 22 In the year 1772 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny