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Historical Events In 1778

Friday, 16 November 2018

Sep 17   In the year 1778 1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt)  

Sep 19   The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States in the year 1778.  

Sep 23   Balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83 in the year 1778.  

Oct 03   Capt Cook anchors at Alaska on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58  

Nov 11   Iroquois Indians in NY kill 40 in Cherry Valley Massacre in the year 1778.  

Nov 14   Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands [now Hawaii]) on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands)  

Nov 26   On this day in history jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68  

Nov 27   John Murray, publisher in the year 1778.  

Dec 15   In the year 1778 godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)  

Dec 17   Hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist in the year 1778.  

Dec 29   On this day in history english troops occupy Savannah, Georgia  

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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   On this day in history birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of anton Fischer, composer  

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 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   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  

Mar 05   On this day in history thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  

Mar 07   Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720) died in the year 1778.  

Mar 13   Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701) died in the year 1778.  

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