Advertisements
RSS Feed | Birthdays | Deaths | Events Calendar | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Liberation Day (Guam)
  • National Day (Belgium)
  • Schoelcher Day (Abolition of Slavery) (Sint Maarten / St. Martin)
  • St. George Festa (Malta)
  • Victor Schoelcher Day (Guadeloupe)
  • View All »
 

Poll

  • Does Islam Preach Terrorism?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Can You Spare A Dollar To Support Us?

 

Advertisements

 

Historical Events For 1779

Friday, 21 July 2017

Jan 05   In the year 1779 stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  

Jan 08   On this day in history john White, composer  

Jan 11   Ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history capt Cooks last notation in ship's log Discovery  

Jan 17   In the year 1779 captain Cook's last notation in ship's log Discovery  

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) in the year 1779.  

Jan 18   The birth of Peter Roget, Founder of Roget's Thesaurus in the year 1779.  

Jan 20   In the year 1779 john Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71  

Jan 22   On this day in history stefano Pavesi, composer  

Advertisements

Jan 23   On this day in history charles Messier catalogs M56 (globular cluster in Lyra)  

Jan 31   In the year 1779 charles Messier adds M57 (Ring Nebula in Lyra) to his catalog  

Feb 02   In the year 1779 georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  

Feb 07   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50  

Feb 16   On this day in history william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies  

Feb 20   Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer  

Feb 22   In the year 1779 joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer  

Feb 24   In the year 1779 george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British  

Feb 24   George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes IN from British on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59  

Mar 01   In the year 1779 jacob Gottfried Weber, composer  

Mar 06   Philipp Roth, composer in the year 1779.  

Mar 11   US army Corps of Engineers established (1st time) in the year 1779.  

Mar 13   On this day in history oliver Shaw, composer  

Mar 15   In the year 1779 william Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)  

Mar 21   In the year 1779 alexis Garaude, composer  

Mar 28   In the year 1779 angelo Maria Benincori, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52  

Apr 11   Louise Reichardt, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1779 william Knyvett, composer  

May 02   In the year 1779 john Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)  

May 11   John Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68 in the year 1779.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next Page »

Matched Content
Advertisements

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • TOP 5 Ancient Weapons
  • Trial Of Caruso
  • Ethiopia, Africa's Ancient Kingdom, 1961
  • WW1 Narrow gauge train lines in France - World War One Archive Footage - WDTVLIVE42
  • Top 5 Oldest Cars in the world
  • History of Diesel Engines - 1952 Educational Documentary Ella73TV
  • The History of Weightlifting
  • The History of the Olympics
  • The Olympics (1948) #2
  • Top 10 Battles in History
  • 10 Most Evil People in History
  • 5 Most Brutal Prisons in History
  • Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) - 1st Filmed Sport (Boxing) - Dickson | Edison
  • Oldest football footage ever (American football/Gridiron)
  • 1897 Football Oldest Footage Possibly - Arsenal

Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)  

Jan 05   Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 05   Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John White, composer was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 15   In the year 1779 birth of jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)  

Jan 22   In the year 1779 birth of stefano Pavesi, composer  

Jan 24   Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born in the year 1779.  

Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712)  

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 in the year 1779.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)  

Feb 02   On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  

Feb 07   On this day in history william Boyce, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 14   In the year 1779 death of james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50  

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies in the year 1779.  

Feb 24   In the year 1779 death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)  

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does Islam Preach Terrorism?
Yes
No
Don't Know
 
Can You Spare A Dollar To Support Us?

Click Here To Donate $1.00 To Hisdates.Com

**Donator Names Shall Appear On The Site Leaderboard