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Historical Events In 1778

Friday, 19 July 2019

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

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history anton Fischer, composer  

Jan 18   In the year 1778 capt James Cook stumbles over Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands)  

Jan 18   Captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands in the year 1778.  

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

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   The first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1778 piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories) on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 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   On this day in history franz Joseph Volkert, composer  

Feb 13   Fernando Sor, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge  

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   In the year 1778 rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves  

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 in the year 1778.  

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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   In the year 1778 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

Jan 13   In the year 1778 birth of anton Fischer, composer  

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

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

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

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

Feb 15   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 18   In the year 1778 death of joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715)  

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 in the year 1778.  

Mar 07   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 13   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

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