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Historical Events Happened In 1779

Monday, 20 October 2014

Nov 06   In the year 1779 michal Bogdanowicz, composer  

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

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   In the year 1779 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer  

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   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   Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct in the year 1779.  

Dec 28   Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Dec 31   English fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels in the year 1779.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1779 birth of william Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)  

Jan 05   Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 15   Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer was born in the year 1779.  

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

Jan 22   Stefano Pavesi, composer was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 24   In the year 1779 birth of elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1779.  

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

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

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