What Happened on May 11, 1772

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam Theater destroyed by fire, 18 killed, in Amsterdam, Northern Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri-Jean Rigel, French composer, music director, and "pianiste de la musique particulière de l’Empereur et Roi" to Napoleon, born in Paris, France (d. 1852)
Born in 1772
1772 Highlights

About May 11, 1772

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 251 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus