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Historical Events In 1780

Thursday, 26 May 2022

May 02   In the year 1780 william Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

May 02   William Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris on this day in history.  

May 04   American Academy of Arts & Science founded on this day in history.  

May 04   American Academy of Arts &Science founded in the year 1780.  

May 04   On this day in history charles Bunbury on Diomed wins first Epsom Derby  

May 05   2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts & Sciences) forms on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history 2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts & Sciences) forms (Boston)  

May 10   Peter Lichtenthal, composer in the year 1780.  

May 12   In the year 1780 british troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina  

May 12   Charleston SC falls to the British (Revolutionary War) on this day in history.  

May 18   Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland on this day in history.  

May 19   About midday, near-total darkness descends on much of New England to this day it's cause is still unexplained in the year 1780.  

May 19   About midday, near-total darkness descends on much of New England to this day its cause is still unexplained on this day in history.  

May 21   Elizabeth Fry, Quaker minister/prison reformer/nurse in the year 1780.  

May 22   On this day in history jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer  

May 28   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer  

May 29   In the year 1780 lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton massacres Colonel Abraham Buford's continentals allegedly after the continentals surrender. 113 Americans are killed.  

Jun 01   Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Anti Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London on this day in history.  

Jun 03   William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book) in the year 1780.  

Jun 07   Anti-Catholic riot in London, 100s die on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Michael Henkel, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 23   American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67 in the year 1780.  

Jul 09   Denmark declares neutrality on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1780 christian Theodor Weinlig, composer  

Aug 01   Sweden declares neutrality in the year 1780.  

Aug 03   Etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Barbados hurricane begins in the year 1780.  

Aug 16   In the year 1780 british decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC  

Aug 19   In the year 1780 baranger, writer  

Aug 19   Bernhard Haltenberger, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Jernej Kopitar, Slovenian censor (Slovenian Grammar) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England  

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Famous Birthdays In 1780

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 10   M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist was born in the year 1780.  

Jan 12   Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Francois-Joseph Dizi, composer was born in the year 1780.  

Feb 02   Johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1780 birth of walenty Karol Kratzer, composer  

Feb 15   Carel Asser, Dutch jurist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1780

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   William Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history william Blackstone, jurist, dies  

Feb 17   In the year 1780 death of andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (b. 1706)  

Feb 18   Kristijonas Donelaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1714) died in the year 1780.  

Mar 20   Sir Benjamin Truman died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1780 death of charles I, Duke of Brunswick-L√ľneburg (b. 1713)  

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