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Historical Events In 1778

Monday, 21 January 2019

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

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

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

Oct 03   On this day in history 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   Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history capt Cook discovers Maui (Sandwich Islands [now Hawaii])  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1778 jean-Noel Hamal, composer, dies at 68  

Nov 27   On this day in history john Murray, publisher  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1778 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 in the year 1778.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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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