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Historical Events For 1779

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Jan 05   On this day in history stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   John White, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   On this day in history ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   On this day in history jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   Capt Cooks last notation in ship's log Discovery on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   Captain Cook's last notation in ship's log Discovery in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   The birth of Peter Roget, Founder of Roget's Thesaurus on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   In the year 1779 stefano Pavesi, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 23   Charles Messier catalogs M56 (globular cluster in Lyra) in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 31   Charles Messier adds M57 (Ring Nebula in Lyra) to his catalog in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 02   On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 07   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 14   On this day in history james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 16   On this day in history william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 20   Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 21   Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 22   On this day in history joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 24   On this day in history george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 24   In the year 1779 george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes IN from British  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 27   In the year 1779 jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 01   On this day in history jacob Gottfried Weber, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 06   Philipp Roth, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 11   In the year 1779 uS army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 13   Oliver Shaw, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 15   William Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 21   On this day in history alexis Garaude, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 28   Angelo Maria Benincori, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 06   On this day in history tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 11   Louise Reichardt, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 21   William Knyvett, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 02   John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 11   In the year 1779 john Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1779 birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   John White, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer was born in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   In the year 1779 birth of peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   In the year 1779 birth of stefano Pavesi, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 24   Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1779 death of claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   In the year 1779 john Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 22   Claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736) died in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 02   On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 07   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 14   James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 24   Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) died in the year 1779.  Click To Search About This In Google

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