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Historical Events In 1778

Saturday, 23 February 2019

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

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

Jun 28   Battle of Monmouth, NJ on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history american Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.  

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

Jul 25   In the year 1778 heinrich Gebhard, composer  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history charles Stewart, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1869  

Jul 29   On this day in history carl Borromaus Neuner, composer  

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   In the year 1778 capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

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

Aug 11   Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history francis Horner, politician  

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   In the year 1778 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   British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1778 leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician  

Sep 03   On this day in history jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer  

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

Sep 04   Louis Napoleon, French king of Netherlands (1806-10) on this day in history.  

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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   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born in the year 1778.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born in the year 1778.  

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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 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   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 13   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

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