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Historical Events Happened In 1778

Monday, 24 November 2014

Jan 04   In the year 1778 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   Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)  

Jan 18   On this day in history hMS Supply, first ship of Britain's "First Fleet" to Australia, reaches Botany Bay (Sydney).  

Jan 20   1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass in the year 1778.  

Jan 20   In the year 1778 the first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA  

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

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

Jan 27   On this day in history piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris  

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   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   In the year 1778 england declares war on France  

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)  

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   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   In the year 1778 rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)  

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   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   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 24   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of a. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

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   On this day in history death of joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715)  

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  

Mar 13   In the year 1778 death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)