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