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Historical Events In 1778

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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

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   In the year 1778 anton Fischer, composer  

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

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

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

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

Jan 20   1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass in the year 1778.  

Jan 20   The first American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge MA in the year 1778.  

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

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 in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1778 england declares war on France  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer  

Feb 14   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1778 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 22   Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1778 jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru  

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

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

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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 in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born in the year 1778.  

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 in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 20   On this day in history death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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