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Historical Events In 1778

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots  

Jul 02   Jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1778.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1778.  

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   Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 05   In the year 1778 thomas Linley, composer, dies at 22  

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   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   In the year 1778 augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies  

Aug 18   On this day in history fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica  

Aug 20   In the year 1778 bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile  

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

Aug 28   Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician  

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  

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   On this day in history birth of antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  

Jan 05   In the year 1778 birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

Jan 13   In the year 1778 birth of anton Fischer, composer  

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   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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1778 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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