1773 in History – What happened in year 1773


In history, year 1773 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1773.

Know what happened in 1773:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
16 DecemberTo prevent the unloading of tea that was taxed without theirconsent under the Tea Act, a group of colonists destroyed it by throwingit into Boston Harbor.
01 January The hymn 'Amazing Grace' was probably first used in a prayermeeting in Olney, England, without the music familiar to modernlisteners.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1773:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayHenrik Steffens / Philosopher / Norway
06 OctoberJohn MacCulloch / Academic / Scotland
06 AprilJames Mill / Historian / Scotland
09 NovemberThomasine Christine Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd / Author / Denmark
09 AprilÉtienne Aignan / Author / France
09 February William Henry Harrison / Politician / United States of America
12 AugustKarl Faber / Academic / Russia
13 JuneThomas Young / Physicist / United Kingdom
14 AprilJean-Baptiste de Villèle / Politician / France
15 MayKlemens von Metternich / Politician / Germany
16 March Juan Ramón Balcarce / Politician / United States of America
17 SeptemberJonathan Alder / Captain / United States of America
23 JulyThomas Brisbane / Politician / Scotland
25 SeptemberAgostino Bassi / Author / Italy
26 March Nathaniel Bowditch / Mathematician / United States of America
27 JulyJacob Aall / Politician / Norway
27 DecemberGeorge Cayley / Politician / United Kingdom
28 March Henri Gatien Bertrand / General / France
29 AugustAimé Bonpland / Botanist / France
31 MayLudwig Tieck / Poet / Germany

More years: 1703 | 1713 | 1723 | 1733 | 1743 | 1753 | 1763 | 1773 | 1783 | 1793 || 1573 | 1673 | 1773 | 1873 | 1973

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