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Historical Events In 1778

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Jan 04   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer in the year 1778.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1778 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   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 in the year 1778.  

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

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) in the year 1778.  

Feb 05   Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina in the year 1778.  

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   On this day in history england declares war on France  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1778.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 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   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   Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves in the year 1778.  

Mar 05   In the year 1778 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1778.  

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

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

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   In the year 1778 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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1778 thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

Mar 07   In the year 1778 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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