Historical Events In 1779
Monday, 16 September 2019
May 13 In the year 1779 war of Bavarian Succession ends
May 25 Henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician on this day in history.
Jun 15 General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, Bronx on this day in history.
Jun 16 In the year 1779 in support of the US, Spain declares war on England
Jun 18 French fleet occupies St Vincent in the year 1779.
Jun 20 Battle of Stone Ferry on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history anton R Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter Madrid, dies at 51
Jul 04 In the year 1779 french fleet occupies Grenada
Jul 10 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history george Ross, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49
Jul 15 In the year 1779 clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)
Jul 15 US troops under Gen A Wayne conquer Ft Stony Point, NY in the year 1779.
Jul 18 Commodore Abraham Whipple's squadron captures 11 prizes in largest prize value of Revolutionary War in the year 1779.
Jul 20 Ignaz Schuster, composer in the year 1779.
Jul 21 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer on this day in history.
Aug 01 Francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner) in the year 1779.
Aug 03 In the year 1779 henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27
Aug 07 Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1779 franz de Paula Roser, composer
Sep 02 In the year 1779 onno Zwier van Hairs, Fries poet (Agon), dies at 66
Sep 03 On this day in history earl d'orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest
Sep 08 Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer on this day in history.
Sep 10 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)
Sep 23 John Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats 'HMS Serepis' in the year 1779.
Sep 23 On this day in history john Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis
Sep 27 John Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Britain in the year 1779.
Sep 28 On this day in history american Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.
Oct 04 On this day in history the Fort Wilson Riot takes place.
Oct 10 On this day in history antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
Oct 11 Casimir Pulaski, General, dies in the year 1779.
Oct 28 On this day in history raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66
Nov 04 John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo) in the year 1779.
Nov 05 In the year 1779 washington Allston, US painter/author