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Historical Events In 1778

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Jun 24   Peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64 in the year 1778.  

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

Jun 27   On this day in history liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left  

Jun 28   In the year 1778 battle of Monmouth, NJ  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66  

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   On this day in history allied French fleet under Comte d'Estaing arrives in America.  

Jul 08   George Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army in the year 1778.  

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

Jul 10   In the year 1778 sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master  

Jul 25   Heinrich Gebhard, composer in the year 1778.  

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   In the year 1778 carl Borromaus Neuner, composer  

Aug 03   In the year 1778 teatro alla Scala opens in Milan  

Aug 05   Thomas Linley, composer, dies at 22 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Capt Cook passes through Bering Strait in the year 1778.  

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   In the year 1778 francis Horner, politician  

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

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 in the year 1778.  

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

Sep 02   Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

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   In the year 1778 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1778 death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  

Mar 05   In the year 1778 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   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died on this day in history.  

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