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Historical Events Happened In 1778

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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

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   On this day in history anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 18   Capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) in the year 1778.  

Jan 18   Captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands on this day in history.  

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

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   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 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 in the year 1778.  

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) 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 in the year 1778.  

Feb 12   Franz Joseph Volkert, composer in the year 1778.  

Feb 13   Fernando Sor, composer in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1778 fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer  

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   Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 25   In the year 1778 jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru  

Feb 28   Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1778 thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born in the year 1778.  

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1778 birth of a. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

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

Mar 13   On this day in history death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)