Events in year of 1752

  • 01-03East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed
  • 01-15Tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism
  • 02-03Dutch States-General forbid export of windmills
  • 02-11Pennsylvania Hospital, the 1st hospital in the US, opened
  • 03-23Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, died 2 days later
  • 05-10Benjamin Franklins 1st tests the lightning rod
  • 05-111st US fire insurance policy issued (Philadelphia)
  • 06-03Moscow houses and churchs destroyed by fire
  • 06-05Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter
  • 06-063rd great fire in Moscow in 2 weeks; 1 / 3 of city destroyed
  • 06-09French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India
  • 09-01Liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia
  • 09-02Last day of Julian calendar in Britain, British colonies
  • 09-02Last Julian calender day in US and England (no September 3rd - September 13th)
  • 09-03This day never happened nor next 10 as England adopts Gregorian Calendar. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
  • 09-03US adopts Gregorian calender (becomes September 14)
  • 11-11Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna

People born in year of 1752

  • 01-01Elizabeth Griscom [Betsy] Ross: Flag maker
  • 01-02Philip Freneau: Poet of American Revolution (The American Village)
  • 01-23Muzio Clementi: Italian composer
  • 01-30Joseph Matthias Kracher: Composer
  • 02-17Friedrich M Klinger: German playwright (Wirrwarr)
  • 02-20Charles Broche: Composer
  • 03-13Josef Reicha: Composer
  • 03-19Jose Mauricio: Composer
  • 03-22Johann Georg Joseph Spangler: Composer
  • 03-29Edward Jones: Composer
  • 04-04Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli: Composer (Andromeda)
  • 04-06Johann Friedrich Kranz: Composer
  • 05-02Ludwig August Lebrun: Composer
  • 05-03Braz Francisco de Lima: Composer
  • 06-13Fanny Burney: England, United Kingdom -- Author (Camille, Evelina)
  • 06-16Meingosus Gaelle: Composer
  • 07-07Joseph-Marie Jacquard: Invented programmable loom
  • 08-27Herman Muntinghe: Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
  • 09-09Johann Friedrich Christmann: Composer
  • 09-10John Soane: English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)
  • 09-18Adrien-Marie Lagendre: Mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals
  • 09-18Johann Anton Sulzer: Composer
  • 09-21Louise MC: Countess of Albany
  • 09-25Carl Stenborg: Composer
  • 09-30Justin Heinrich Knecht: Composer
  • 10-02Samuel Story: Dutch Admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
  • 10-22Ambrogio Minoja: Composer
  • 10-23Nicolas Appert: Inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
  • 11-19George Rogers Clark: Frontier military leader in Revolutionary War
  • 11-20Thomas Chatterton: English poet (Christabel)

People died in year of 1752

  • 01-04Gabriel Cramer: Swiss Mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47
  • 05-04Pieter Snyers: Flemish Painter / engraver, dies at 71
  • 06-14Charles-Antoine Coypel: French carpet designer, dies at 57
  • 06-14Daniel Marot: French / Netherlands, Architect / engraver, dies at about 88
  • 06-16Giulio Alberoni: Spanish / Italian Minister / cardinal, dies at 88
  • 11-23Conrad Michael Schneider: Composer, dies at 79

Events in year of 1753

  • 01-11Ferdinand VI of Spain and Pope Benedictus XIV sign concord
  • 03-25Voltaire leaves the court of Frederik II of Prussia
  • 04-05British Museum forms (opens in 1759)
  • 05-06French King Louis XV observes transit of Mercury at Mendon Castle
  • 05-09King Louis XV disbands French parliament
  • 05-29Joseph Haydns "Krumme Teufel, " premieres
  • 06-13Austria, England and Modena sign secret military treaty
  • 07-07English parliament grants Jewish English citizenship
  • 07-18Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • 08-04George Washington becomes a master mason
  • 09-091st steam engine arrives in US colonies
  • 09-22Pangeran Gusti installed as Sultan of Banten
  • 11-30Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny

People born in year of 1753

  • 01-22Peter Fuchs: Composer
  • 02-05Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma: Frisian regent / patriot
  • 02-07Rhijnvis Feith: Dutch Mayor / writer (Zwolle / Thirsa)
  • 02-12Lambert-Francois Godecharle: Composer
  • 03-26Benjamin Thompson: Physicist (Royal Institution of Great Britain, Woburn MA)
  • 04-28Franz K Achard: German physicist
  • 05-23Giovanni Battista Viotti: Violonist / composer
  • 05-24Oliver Cromwell: Burlington, New Jersey -- Black who served with Washington
  • 05-31Pierre V Vergniaud: French politician / police leader
  • 06-08Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac: Composer
  • 07-04Jean-Pierre-Francois Blanchard: 1st balloon flights in England
  • 07-06John H Midderigh: Rotterdam patriot, baptized
  • 08-01Charles: England, United Kingdom -- 3rd Earl Stanhope, radical politician / Scientist
  • 08-22Christian Friedrich Ruppe: Composer
  • 09-11Friedrich August Baumbach: Composer
  • 09-29Johann Gottfried Schict: Composer
  • 10-14Franz Anton Dimmler: Composer
  • 11-03August G Meissner: German author
  • 11-03Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz: Composer
  • 11-06Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval: Composer
  • 11-19Stanislas Champein: Composer
  • 11-25Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth: Composer
  • 11-30Johann Baptist Schenk: Composer
  • 12-03Samuel Crompton: English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
  • 12-22Dugald Stewart: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Philosopher (Scottish common sense)
  • 12-28Johan Wikmanson: Composer

People died in year of 1753

  • 01-01Louis-Maurice de La Pierre: Composer, dies at 55
  • 01-11Hans Sloane: English Physician (British Museum), dies at 92
  • 03-06Gerhardus Havingha: Composer, dies at 56
  • 03-12George Berkeley: Philosopher / Bishop (Cloyne), dies on 68th birthday
  • 05-26Willem Maurits: Earl of Nassau / gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
  • 08-19[Johann] Balthasar Neumann: German architect, dies at 66
  • 10-23Columban Praelisauer: Composer, dies at 50