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Historical Events In 1778

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Jun 24   In the year 1778 peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64  

Jun 26   Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1778.  

Jun 27   Liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left in the year 1778.  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 battle of Monmouth, NJ  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)  

Jun 28   Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots in the year 1778.  

Jul 02   Jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   British forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa on this day in history.  

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

Jul 07   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer in the year 1778.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history george Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army  

Jul 10   On this day in history american Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.  

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

Jul 25   Heinrich Gebhard, composer in the year 1778.  

Jul 28   Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1778.  

Jul 28   Charles Stewart, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1869 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer in the year 1778.  

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

Aug 05   Thomas Linley, composer, dies at 22 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Capt Cook passes through Bering Strait in the year 1778.  

Aug 09   On this day in history captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits  

Aug 11   On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

Aug 12   Francis Horner, politician on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1778.  

Aug 20   Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile on this day in history.  

Aug 26   The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia in the year 1778.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution  

Aug 31   On this day in history british kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution  

Sep 02   Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician in the year 1778.  

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

Sep 04   On this day in history city Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels  

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Famous Birthdays In 1778

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1778 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   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   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 10   In the year 1778 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  

Feb 15   Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1778.  

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

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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