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Historical Events Happened In 1779

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Nov 06   Michal Bogdanowicz, composer in the year 1779.  

Nov 10   On this day in history joseph Hewes, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 49  

Nov 13   Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61 in the year 1779.  

Dec 01   On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer  

Dec 14   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1779.  

Dec 18   On this day in history jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68  

Dec 18   Joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history") on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver in the year 1779.  

Dec 23   In the year 1779 benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct  

Dec 28   On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

Dec 31   On this day in history english fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels  

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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.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  

Jan 05   Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 08   In the year 1779 birth of john White, composer  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1779 birth of peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1779 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   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)