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Historical Events In 1778

Sunday, 29 March 2020

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   Battle of Monmouth, NJ in the year 1778.  

Jun 28   On this day in history battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)  

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

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 in the year 1778.  

Jul 03   Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies in the year 1778.  

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   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   Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master in the year 1778.  

Jul 25   In the year 1778 heinrich Gebhard, composer  

Jul 28   In the year 1778 arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1778 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   Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer in the year 1778.  

Sep 04   City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels in the year 1778.  

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   Antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861) was born in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 10   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1778 birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 in the year 1778.  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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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