Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1779

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Nov 06   In the year 1779 michal Bogdanowicz, composer  

Nov 10   On this day in history joseph Hewes, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 49  

Nov 13   In the year 1779 thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61  

Dec 01   On this day in history pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer  

Dec 14   In the year 1779 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer  

Dec 15   Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1779.  

Dec 18   On this day in history jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68  

Dec 18   On this day in history joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history")  

Dec 19   On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver  

Dec 23   Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1779 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

Dec 31   On this day in history english fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1779 birth of jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1779 birth of stefano Pavesi, composer  

Jan 24   Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71  

Jan 22   Claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) died in the year 1779.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know