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Historical Events Happened In 1778

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)  

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   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   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) in the year 1778.  

Jan 27   Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris in the year 1778.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Franz Joseph Volkert, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Fernando Sor, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge in the year 1778.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1778 birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

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   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 in the year 1778.  

Feb 15   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

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.