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Historical Events In 1778

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Jun 26   In the year 1778 angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77  

Jun 27   Liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 battle of Monmouth, NJ  

Jun 28   On this day in history battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)  

Jun 28   Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1778 jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 03   In the year 1778 british forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa  

Jul 03   Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer  

Jul 08   Allied French fleet under Comte d'Estaing arrives in America on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1778 george Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army  

Jul 10   American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain in the year 1778.  

Jul 10   In the year 1778 sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master  

Jul 25   In the year 1778 heinrich Gebhard, composer  

Jul 28   In the year 1778 arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68  

Jul 28   In the year 1778 charles Stewart, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1869  

Jul 29   In the year 1778 carl Borromaus Neuner, composer  

Aug 03   Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan in the year 1778.  

Aug 05   Thomas Linley, composer, dies at 22 in the year 1778.  

Aug 09   Capt Cook passes through Bering Strait on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1778 captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits  

Aug 11   Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement in the year 1778.  

Aug 12   Francis Horner, politician in the year 1778.  

Aug 14   On this day in history augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies  

Aug 18   Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile in the year 1778.  

Aug 26   The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies in the year 1778.  

Aug 31   In the year 1778 british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution  

Aug 31   In the year 1778 british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution  

Sep 02   Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer in the year 1778.  

Sep 04   City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1778 louis Napoleon, French king of Netherlands (1806-10)  

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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 in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   In the year 1778 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

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

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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1778.  

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