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Historical Events In 1778

Thursday, 05 August 2021

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

Jan 05   In the year 1778 fortunato Santini, composer  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1778 anton Fischer, composer  

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

Jan 18   Captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 20   1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1778 the first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA  

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

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

Jan 27   Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

Feb 05   In the year 1778 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   On this day in history robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories)  

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

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

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

Feb 06   Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis) in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 12   Franz Joseph Volkert, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history fernando Sor, composer  

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

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

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

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

Feb 28   Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves in the year 1778.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

Jan 26   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) was born in the year 1778.  

Feb 04   In the year 1778 birth of a. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)  

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

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

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1778 death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)  

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