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Historical Events In 1778

Monday, 27 January 2020

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   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58 in the year 1778.  

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

Nov 14   Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer in the year 1778.  

Nov 26   In the year 1778 capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands [now Hawaii])  

Nov 26   In the year 1778 capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands)  

Nov 26   Jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   John Murray, publisher on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   In the year 1778 juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist  

Dec 29   English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia 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   Fortunato Santini, composer was born in the year 1778.  

Jan 10   In the year 1778 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  

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   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1778 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  

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   In the year 1778 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 on this day in history.  

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

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