Historical Events In 1772
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Jun 10 Burning of GaspĂ©e, British revenue cutter, by Rhode Islanders on this day in history.
Jun 15 Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist/composer (La Rose), dies at 77 in the year 1772.
Jun 18 In the year 1772 gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
Jun 22 Slavery outlawed in England in the year 1772.
Jul 13 Capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas in the year 1772.
Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer in the year 1772.
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 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.
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 Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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.
Aug 24 Willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader on this day in history.
Aug 31 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica on this day in history.
Sep 01 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California in the year 1772.
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer in the year 1772.
Sep 26 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine in the year 1772.
Oct 04 Francois-Louis Perne, composer in the year 1772.
Oct 08 On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
Oct 21 On this day in history samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)
Oct 21 In the year 1772 the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, composer in the year 1772.
Oct 30 In the year 1772 capt Cook arrives with ship Resolution in Capetown
Nov 02 On this day in history 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 in the year 1772.
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1772.
Nov 10 In the year 1772 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer
Nov 11 On this day in history john Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 07 In the year 1772 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
Dec 12 In the year 1772 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41