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Historical Events In 1780

Sunday, 31 May 2020

May 02   William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris in the year 1780.  

May 02   William Herschel discovers first binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris in the year 1780.  

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

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

May 04   In the year 1780 charles Bunbury on Diomed wins first Epsom Derby  

May 05   2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts & Sciences) forms in the year 1780.  

May 05   In the year 1780 2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts & Sciences) forms (Boston)  

May 10   Peter Lichtenthal, composer in the year 1780.  

May 12   British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina on this day in history.  

May 12   Charleston SC falls to the British (Revolutionary War) in the year 1780.  

May 18   Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland in the year 1780.  

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

May 19   In the year 1780 about midday, near-total darkness descends on much of New England to this day its cause is still unexplained  

May 21   On this day in history elizabeth Fry, Quaker minister/prison reformer/nurse  

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

May 28   In the year 1780 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 in the year 1780.  

Jun 02   On this day in history anti Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London  

Jun 03   William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1780 anti-Catholic riot in London, 100s die  

Jun 18   On this day in history michael Henkel, composer  

Jun 23   In the year 1780 american Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township.  

Jul 04   Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Denmark declares neutrality on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Sweden declares neutrality on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1780 etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64  

Aug 11   In the year 1780 barbados hurricane begins  

Aug 16   British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Baranger, writer in the year 1780.  

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   In the year 1780 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   On this day in history birth of m Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist  

Jan 14   In the year 1780 birth of francois-Joseph Dizi, composer  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies)  

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of walenty Karol Kratzer, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of carel Asser, Dutch jurist  

Feb 19   In the year 1780 birth of friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied)  

Feb 19   In the year 1780 birth of richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)  

Famous Deaths In 1780

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1780.  

Jan 10   On this day in history francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82  

Feb 14   On this day in history william Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history death of andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (b. 1706)  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of kristijonas Donelaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1714)  

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

Mar 26   Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-L√ľneburg (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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