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Historical Events In 1778

Thursday, 13 December 2018

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

Jun 27   Liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left in the year 1778.  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 battle of Monmouth, NJ  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 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   In the year 1778 jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 03   On this day in history british forces massacre 360 men, women & children in Wyoming, Pa  

Jul 03   On this day in history jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies  

Jul 07   Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer in the year 1778.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 heinrich Gebhard, composer  

Jul 28   On this day in history arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68  

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

Jul 29   Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history thomas Linley, composer, dies at 22  

Aug 09   In the year 1778 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 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   Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history 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   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   City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Louis Napoleon, French king of Netherlands (1806-10) in the year 1778.  

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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 in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 24   In the year 1778 birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

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   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   On this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

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 in the year 1778.  

Feb 18   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died in the year 1778.  

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

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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