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Historical Events In 1778

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

Sep 19   The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1778 balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1778 giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58  

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

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

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   In the year 1778 john Murray, publisher  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of antoni Melchior FijaƂkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  

Jan 05   In the year 1778 birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

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   In the year 1778 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   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   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   Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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