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Historical Events In 1778

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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   Anton Fischer, composer in the year 1778.  

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

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

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 in the year 1778.  

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   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   In the year 1778 articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina  

Feb 05   In the year 1778 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   England declares war on France in the year 1778.  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history "Stars & Stripes" arrives in foreign port for 1st time (France)  

Feb 14   Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer in the year 1778.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death) in the year 1778.  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru  

Feb 28   In the year 1778 rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves  

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   Fortunato Santini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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