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Historical Events In 1788

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jun 11   First British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1788 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   In the year 1788 virginia becomes 10th state to ratify US constitution  

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   On this day in history johann Gottfried Muthel, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 17   On this day in history russian fleet destroys Swedish  

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 in the year 1788.  

Aug 02   Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   King Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1788 louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92  

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   In the year 1788 thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies  

Aug 15   On this day in history carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director  

Aug 17   Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded in the year 1788.  

Aug 20   Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   Sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves in the year 1788.  

Aug 22   Thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter in the year 1788.  

Aug 25   In the year 1788 cornelis J van Assen, Dutch jurist (Language of the Constitution)  

Aug 26   Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist in the year 1788.  

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

Sep 06   In the year 1788 f Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)  

Sep 12   Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder (Disciples of Christ) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1788 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 in the year 1788.  

Sep 13   NY City becomes 1st capital of US in the year 1788.  

Sep 14   John Penn, US attorney, signed (Decl of Independence), dies at 47 in the year 1788.  

Sep 21   Margaret Smith Taylor, 1st lady (1849-50) in the year 1788.  

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   In the year 1788 birth of erik Drake, composer  

Jan 08   Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born in the year 1788.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1788 birth of william Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1788 birth of lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)  

Feb 05   In the year 1788 birth of karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon)  

Famous Deaths In 1788

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1788 death of fran├žois Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasetilly, comte de Grasse, French admiral (b. 1722)  

Jan 15   Gaetano Latilla, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1788.  

Jan 17   In the year 1788 alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

Jan 31   Charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67 in the year 1788.  

Feb 18   John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history death of johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723)  

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