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Historical Events Happened In 1778

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Jan 04   In the year 1778 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1778 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  

Jan 13   On this day in history anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 18   Capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands  

Jan 18   Captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   HMS Supply, first ship of Britain's "First Fleet" to Australia, reaches Botany Bay (Sydney) in the year 1778.  

Jan 20   1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA on this day in history.  

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   Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) in the year 1778.  

Feb 05   Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina in the year 1778.  

Feb 05   On this day in history articles of Confederation ratified by first state, South Carolina  

Feb 05   Robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories) in the year 1778.  

Feb 06   England declares war on France on this day in history.  

Feb 06   France officially recognizes the new nation known as the United States of America on this day in history.  

Feb 06   France recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis) in the year 1778.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1778 fernando Sor, composer  

Feb 14   On this day in history "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)  

Feb 14   Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 14   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 in the year 1778.  

Feb 15   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 22   Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death) in the year 1778.  

Feb 23   On this day in history baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge  

Feb 23   Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves in the year 1778.  

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 in the year 1778.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1778

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1778 birth of antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born in the year 1778.  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 18   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died in the year 1778.  

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 13   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

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