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Historical Events In 1788

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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

Jun 12   On this day in history johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet, dies at 65  

Jun 21   On this day in history uS Constitution goes into effect as NH is 9th to ratify  

Jun 25   The Virginia colony including Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, entered the United States of America as the tenth state in the year 1788.  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history johann Christoph Vogel, composer, dies at 32  

Jul 01   Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1788.  

Jul 17   Russian fleet destroys Swedish in the year 1788.  

Jul 26   On this day in history new York becomes 11th state to ratify constitution  

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

Jul 26   On this day in history nY becomes 11th state to ratify constitution  

Aug 02   Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61 in the year 1788.  

Aug 08   On this day in history king Louis XVI calls French States & Generals together  

Aug 08   Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

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   Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1788 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1788 thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter  

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

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

Aug 27   Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance on this day in history.  

Sep 06   F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1788.  

Sep 21   In the year 1788 margaret Smith Taylor, 1st lady (1849-50)  

Sep 26   On this day in history francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63  

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Famous Birthdays In 1788

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Erik Drake, composer was born in the year 1788.  

Jan 08   Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)  

Feb 05   Karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1788

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1788 johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85  

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   On this day in history gaetano Latilla, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 17   On this day in history alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

Jan 31   In the year 1788 charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67  

Feb 18   John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (b. 1713) died in the year 1788.  

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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