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Historical Events In 1788

Monday, 27 January 2020

Jun 11   First British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC in the year 1788.  

Jun 12   In the year 1788 johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet, dies at 65  

Jun 21   US Constitution goes into effect as NH is 9th to ratify on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history the Virginia colony including Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, entered the United States of America as the tenth state.  

Jun 25   Virginia becomes 10th state to ratify US constitution on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Johann Christoph Vogel, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry in the year 1788.  

Jul 14   In the year 1788 johann Gottfried Muthel, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 17   Russian fleet destroys Swedish on this day in history.  

Jul 26   New York becomes 11th state to ratify constitution in the year 1788.  

Jul 26   New York ratifies the U.S. Constitution in the year 1788.  

Jul 26   NY becomes 11th state to ratify constitution on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61  

Aug 08   King Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together in the year 1788.  

Aug 08   Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92 in the year 1788.  

Aug 13   On this day in history prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90  

Aug 14   Thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies in the year 1788.  

Aug 15   In the year 1788 carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director  

Aug 17   In the year 1788 losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded  

Aug 20   On this day in history jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer  

Aug 22   British create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves in the year 1788.  

Aug 22   In the year 1788 sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves  

Aug 22   On this day in history thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter  

Aug 25   Cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution) in the year 1788.  

Aug 26   On this day in history aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist  

Aug 27   On this day in history jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance  

Sep 06   F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari) in the year 1788.  

Sep 12   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder (Disciples of Christ) in the year 1788.  

Sep 13   On this day in history new York becomes the capital of the United States (later replaced by Washington)  

Sep 13   New York City becomes the US national capital, as authorized by the Congress of the Confederation on this day in history.  

Sep 13   NY City becomes 1st capital of US on this day in history.  

Sep 14   John Penn, US attorney, signed (Decl of Independence), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Margaret Smith Taylor, 1st lady (1849-50) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1788 francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63  

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Famous Birthdays In 1788

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kaspar Ett, German organist/composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

Jan 11   William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866) was born in the year 1788.  

Jan 13   Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer was born in the year 1788.  

Jan 22   Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan) was born in the year 1788.  

Feb 05   Karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon) was born in the year 1788.  

Famous Deaths In 1788

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1788.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of fran├žois Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasetilly, comte de Grasse, French admiral (b. 1722)  

Jan 15   Gaetano Latilla, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of john Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (b. 1713)  

Feb 20   On this day in history gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68  

Feb 21   Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723) died on this day in history.  

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