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Historical Events In 1778

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

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

Jun 27   In the year 1778 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) in the year 1778.  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies  

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   George Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army on this day in history.  

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

Jul 10   On this day in history sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master  

Jul 25   On this day in history heinrich Gebhard, composer  

Jul 28   Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

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

Aug 11   In the year 1778 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

Aug 12   Francis Horner, politician in the year 1778.  

Aug 14   Augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies in the year 1778.  

Aug 18   Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica in the year 1778.  

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

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

Aug 28   On this day in history jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1778 jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer  

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1778 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 in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 in the year 1778.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history death of joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715)  

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  

Mar 13   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died in the year 1778.  

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