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Historical Events Happened In 1779

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Nov 06   Michal Bogdanowicz, composer in the year 1779.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1779 thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61  

Dec 01   In the year 1779 pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer  

Dec 14   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer in the year 1779.  

Dec 15   On this day in history manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62  

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   In the year 1779 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver  

Dec 23   On this day in history benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct  

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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1779 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   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   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 22   Stefano Pavesi, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1779 death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)  

Feb 02   Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies in the year 1779.  

Feb 24   Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) died on this day in history.