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Historical Events In 1778

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 24   Peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left  

Jun 28   On this day in history battle of Monmouth, NJ  

Jun 28   Battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66  

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 in the year 1778.  

Jul 07   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1778 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   On this day in history arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68  

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

Jul 29   In the year 1778 carl Borromaus Neuner, composer  

Aug 03   On this day in history teatro alla Scala opens in Milan  

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

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

Aug 09   In the year 1778 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   Augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile  

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

Aug 31   British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in the Bronx during Revolution in the year 1778.  

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

Sep 03   Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 31   In the year 1778 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   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   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   On this day in history death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  

Mar 05   On this day in history 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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