Historical Events For 1779
Sunday, 25 June 2017
Nov 06 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer on this day in history.
Nov 10 Joseph Hewes, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 49 in the year 1779.
Nov 13 Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61 in the year 1779.
Dec 01 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer in the year 1779.
Dec 14 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer in the year 1779.
Dec 15 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1779 jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68
Dec 18 In the year 1779 joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history")
Dec 19 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver on this day in history.
Dec 23 Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1779 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
Dec 31 English fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels in the year 1779.