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Historical Events Happened In 1778

Thursday, 27 November 2014

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

Jan 05   On this day in history fortunato Santini, composer  

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

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   HMS Supply, first ship of Britain's "First Fleet" to Australia, reaches Botany Bay (Sydney) on this day in history.  

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   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1778 ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 27   In the year 1778 piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris  

Jan 31   In the year 1778 franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

Feb 05   On this day in history articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina  

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

Feb 05   Robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories) on this day in history.  

Feb 06   England declares war on France in the year 1778.  

Feb 06   In the year 1778 france officially recognizes the new nation known as the United States of America.  

Feb 06   In the year 1778 france recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in 1778, some 300 people visit Voltaire following his return to Paris. Voltaire had been in exile for 28 years in the year 1778.  

Feb 12   In the year 1778 franz Joseph Volkert, composer  

Feb 13   In the year 1778 fernando Sor, composer  

Feb 14   "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France) in the year 1778.  

Feb 14   On this day in history fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 22   On this day in history rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

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Famous Birthdays In 1778

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861) was born in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1778 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

Jan 13   In the year 1778 birth of anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 26   In the year 1778 birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 31   In the year 1778 birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1778 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 18   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  

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