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Historical Events In 1778

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 in the year 1778.  

Jan 05   In the year 1778 fortunato Santini, composer  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 in the year 1778.  

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) in the year 1778.  

Jan 18   In the year 1778 captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands  

Jan 18   Captain James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   HMS Supply, first ship of Britain's "First Fleet" to Australia, reaches Botany Bay (Sydney) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1778 1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass  

Jan 20   The first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA in the year 1778.  

Jan 24   In the year 1778 charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

Jan 26   On this day in history ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 27   On this day in history piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina  

Feb 05   Articles of Confederation ratified by first state, South Carolina in the year 1778.  

Feb 05   In the year 1778 robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories)  

Feb 06   England declares war on France on this day in history.  

Feb 06   France officially recognizes the new nation known as the United States of America in the year 1778.  

Feb 06   On this day in history france recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France.  

Feb 06   On this day in history ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)  

Feb 11   On this day in history on this day in 1778, some 300 people visit Voltaire following his return to Paris. Voltaire had been in exile for 28 years  

Feb 12   Franz Joseph Volkert, composer in the year 1778.  

Feb 13   In the year 1778 fernando Sor, composer  

Feb 14   In the year 1778 "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)  

Feb 14   Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history the Star and Stripes (U.S. flag) makes its first appearance at a foreign port, flying aboard the ship Ranger, as it arrives in France.  

Feb 15   Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1778.  

Feb 22   On this day in history rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)  

Feb 23   Baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge in the year 1778.  

Feb 23   Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge in the year 1778.  

Feb 25   Jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru in the year 1778.  

Feb 28   On this day in history rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves  

Mar 05   On this day in history thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

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Famous Birthdays In 1778

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1778 birth of antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

Jan 10   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 26   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born in the year 1778.  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 in the year 1778.  

Feb 15   In the year 1778 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 18   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died in the year 1778.  

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  

Mar 13   On this day in history death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)  

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