Historical Events For 1779
Friday, 24 February 2017
Nov 06 In the year 1779 michal Bogdanowicz, composer
Nov 10 In the year 1779 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 In the year 1779 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 In the year 1779 jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68
Dec 18 Joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history") in the year 1779.
Dec 19 On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver
Dec 23 Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct on this day in history.
Dec 28 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1779 english fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels