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Historical Events Happened In 1779

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Nov 06   Michal Bogdanowicz, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1779.  

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   In the year 1779 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  

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

Jan 08   John White, composer was born in the year 1779.  

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

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 22   In the year 1779 birth of stefano Pavesi, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 in the year 1779.  

Jan 22   In the year 1779 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   On this day in history william Boyce, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 14   James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.  

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)