Historical Events In 1772
Monday, 25 March 2019
Jun 18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72 in the year 1772.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1772 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
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 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 in the year 1772.
Aug 11 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 21 Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1772.
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 In the year 1772 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 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) on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1772 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 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1772 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 On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny in the year 1772.
Dec 22 Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on this day in history.