Historical Events In 1772
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
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 On this day in history capt James Cook begins 2nd trip (Resolution) to South Seas
Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer in the year 1772.
Aug 05 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history poland loses one-third of her territory and half her population as she is partitioned among Russia, Austria, and Prussia.
Aug 11 On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
Aug 11 In the year 1772 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
Aug 11 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 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 On this day in history willem I Frederik, grand duke of Luxembourg/king of Neth (1814-40)
Aug 30 Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader in the year 1772.
Aug 31 In the year 1772 hurricane destroy ships off Dominica
Sep 01 On this day in history mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer in the year 1772.
Sep 26 In the year 1772 new Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practice medicine
Oct 04 In the year 1772 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 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 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 in the year 1772.
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 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 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer in the year 1772.
Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1772.
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