Historical Events Happened In 1778
Friday, 29 April 2016
Jan 04 On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57
Jan 05 In the year 1778 fortunato Santini, composer
Jan 10 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1778 anton Fischer, composer
Jan 18 In the year 1778 capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)
Jan 18 Captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands in the year 1778.
Jan 18 Captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) in the year 1778.
Jan 18 In the year 1778 hMS Supply, first ship of Britain's "First Fleet" to Australia, reaches Botany Bay (Sydney).
Jan 20 In the year 1778 1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass
Jan 20 On this day in history the first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA
Jan 24 On this day in history charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X
Jan 26 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) in the year 1778.
Jan 27 In the year 1778 piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris
Jan 31 Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) on this day in history.
Feb 05 Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1778 articles of Confederation ratified by first state, South Carolina
Feb 05 Robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories) on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1778 england declares war on France
Feb 06 In the year 1778 france officially recognizes the new nation known as the United States of America.
Feb 06 France recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France in the year 1778.
Feb 06 Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1778 on this day in 1778, some 300 people visit Voltaire following his return to Paris. Voltaire had been in exile for 28 years
Feb 12 Franz Joseph Volkert, composer in the year 1778.
Feb 13 Fernando Sor, composer on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1778 "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)
Feb 14 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer in the year 1778.
Feb 14 In the year 1778 the Star and Stripes (U.S. flag) makes its first appearance at a foreign port, flying aboard the ship Ranger, as it arrives in France.
Feb 15 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1778.
Feb 22 Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death) on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1778 baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge
Feb 23 Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge in the year 1778.
Feb 25 In the year 1778 jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru
Feb 28 In the year 1778 rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves
Mar 05 Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 in the year 1778.