Historical Events In 1772
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer
Aug 05 In the year 1772 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
Aug 05 Poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia in the year 1772.
Aug 11 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 in the year 1772.
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general in the year 1772.
Aug 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1772.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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 in the year 1772.
Aug 24 In the year 1772 willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 In the year 1772 henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California on this day in history.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1772 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 In the year 1772 samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 The birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth in the year 1772.
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.
Oct 30 On this day in history capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
Nov 02 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 on this day in history.
Nov 02 Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms in the year 1772.
Nov 05 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1772 john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny