Historical Events For 1779
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
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 Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61 in the year 1779.
Dec 01 In the year 1779 pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
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 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 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver in the year 1779.
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 on this day in history.