1672 in History – What happened in year 1672

✅ Published on March 28th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1672 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 1672.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1672 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
23 DecemberAstronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered Saturn's satellite Rhea.
08 FebruaryPhysicist Ice Newton presented the optic and research paper in London.


Famous birthdays in the year 1672:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AugustJohann Jakob Scheuchzer / Scholar / Switzerland
04 January Hugh Boulter / Bishop / Ireland
06 AprilAndré Cardinal Destouches / Composer / France
08 SeptemberNicolas de Grigny / Composer / France
09 JunePeter the Great / Emperor / Russia
11 OctoberPylyp Orlyk / Diplomat / Ukraine
11 JuneFrancesco Antonio Bonporti / Composer / Italy
12 March Richard Steele / Politician / Ireland
13 February Étienne François Geoffroy / Physician / France
18 January Antoine Houdar de la Motte / Author / France
21 DecemberBenjamin Schmolck / Composer / Germany
21 March Stefano Benedetto Pallavicino / Poet / Italy
26 February Antoine Augustin Calmet / Monk / France
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