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Historical Events In 1778

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Jan 04   In the year 1778 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer in the year 1778.  

Jan 18   On this day in history capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)  

Jan 18   On this day in history captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands  

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

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   On this day in history the first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA  

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1778 ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 27   Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris in the year 1778.  

Jan 31   In the year 1778 franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

Feb 05   Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history england declares war on France  

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

Feb 06   France recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France in the year 1778.  

Feb 06   Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis) on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 franz Joseph Volkert, composer  

Feb 13   On this day in history fernando Sor, composer  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1778 fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer  

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   On this day in history baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

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

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

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

Jan 31   In the year 1778 birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

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   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1778 death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  

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

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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