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Historical Events Happened In 1779

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Nov 06   Michal Bogdanowicz, composer in the year 1779.  

Nov 10   In the year 1779 joseph Hewes, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 49  

Nov 13   In the year 1779 thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61  

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

Dec 14   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer in the year 1779.  

Dec 15   On this day in history manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62  

Dec 18   Jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history")  

Dec 19   In the year 1779 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver  

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

Dec 28   Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1779.  

Dec 31   In the year 1779 english fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1779 birth of zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

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

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died in the year 1779.  

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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 death of 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 24   Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) died on this day in history.