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Historical Events In 1780

Friday, 14 August 2020

May 02   On this day in history william Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris  

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

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   Charles Bunbury on Diomed wins first Epsom Derby on this day in history.  

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

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

May 10   On this day in history peter Lichtenthal, composer  

May 12   British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina in the year 1780.  

May 12   In the year 1780 charleston SC falls to the British (Revolutionary War)  

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

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

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   Elizabeth Fry, Quaker minister/prison reformer/nurse on this day in history.  

May 22   Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer in the year 1780.  

May 28   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer  

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

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

Jun 02   Anti Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London in the year 1780.  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history anti-Catholic riot in London, 100s die  

Jun 18   Michael Henkel, composer in the year 1780.  

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   In the year 1780 charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67  

Jul 09   Denmark declares neutrality in the year 1780.  

Jul 25   Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer in the year 1780.  

Aug 01   In the year 1780 sweden declares neutrality  

Aug 03   On this day in history etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64  

Aug 11   In the year 1780 barbados hurricane begins  

Aug 16   On this day in history british decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC  

Aug 19   Baranger, writer on this day in history.  

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   Resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1780 birth of wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1780 william Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56  

Feb 15   In the year 1780 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 in the year 1780.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of charles I, Duke of Brunswick-L√ľneburg (b. 1713)  

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