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Historical Events In 1779

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Jan 05   Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John White, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur.  

Jan 15   Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Capt Cooks last notation in ship's log Discovery on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history captain Cook's last notation in ship's log Discovery  

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) in the year 1779.  

Jan 18   On this day in history the birth of Peter Roget, Founder of Roget's Thesaurus  

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history stefano Pavesi, composer  

Jan 23   Charles Messier catalogs M56 (globular cluster in Lyra) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1779 charles Messier adds M57 (Ring Nebula in Lyra) to his catalog  

Feb 02   On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  

Feb 07   In the year 1779 william Boyce, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 14   In the year 1779 james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50  

Feb 16   In the year 1779 william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies  

Feb 20   In the year 1779 augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

Feb 21   Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer in the year 1779.  

Feb 24   In the year 1779 george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British  

Feb 24   In the year 1779 george Rogers Clark captures Vincennes IN from British  

Feb 27   In the year 1779 jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59  

Mar 01   On this day in history jacob Gottfried Weber, composer  

Mar 06   In the year 1779 philipp Roth, composer  

Mar 11   In the year 1779 uS army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)  

Mar 13   Oliver Shaw, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history william Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)  

Mar 21   Alexis Garaude, composer in the year 1779.  

Mar 28   On this day in history angelo Maria Benincori, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52  

Apr 11   On this day in history louise Reichardt, composer  

Apr 21   In the year 1779 william Knyvett, composer  

May 02   On this day in history john Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)  

May 11   On this day in history john Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68  

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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1779 birth of william Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)  

Jan 05   Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 08   John White, composer was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 15   Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Stefano Pavesi, composer was born in the year 1779.  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826)  

Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died in the year 1779.  

Jan 20   John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 in the year 1779.  

Jan 22   In the year 1779 death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)  

Feb 02   Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history william Boyce, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 14   James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.  

Feb 16   In the year 1779 william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies  

Feb 24   On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)  

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