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Historical Events In 1778

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Sep 17   1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83  

Oct 03   In the year 1778 capt Cook anchors at Alaska  

Nov 09   Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58 in the year 1778.  

Nov 11   In the year 1778 iroquois Indians in NY kill 40 in Cherry Valley Massacre  

Nov 14   On this day in history johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer  

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

Nov 26   Capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands) in the year 1778.  

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   On this day in history godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)  

Dec 17   Hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements) in the year 1778.  

Dec 26   On this day in history juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist  

Dec 29   English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1778 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 18   In the year 1778 death of joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715)  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  

Mar 13   In the year 1778 death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)  

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