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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 01 William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847) was born on this day in history.

Jan 05 Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born in the year 1779.

Jan 05 In the year 1779 birth of zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak)

Jan 08 John White, composer was born in the year 1779.

Jan 15 On this day in history birth of jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer

Jan 18 Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on this day in history.

Jan 22 Stefano Pavesi, composer was born in the year 1779.

Jan 24 Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born in the year 1779.

Feb 20 On this day in history birth of augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington

Feb 21 In the year 1779 birth of friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer

Feb 22 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer was born in the year 1779.

Feb 27 On this day in history birth of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1842)

Mar 01 On this day in history birth of jacob Gottfried Weber, composer

Mar 02 On this day in history birth of joel Roberts Poinsett, American statesman and botanist (d. 1851)

Mar 06 Philipp Roth, composer was born in the year 1779.

Mar 13 Oliver Shaw, composer was born on this day in history.

Mar 15 Lord Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, (d. 1848) was born on this day in history.

Mar 15 William Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41) was born on this day in history.

Mar 21 In the year 1779 birth of alexis Garaude, composer

Mar 28 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer was born on this day in history.

Apr 11 Louise Reichardt, composer was born in the year 1779.

Apr 21 William Knyvett, composer was born on this day in history.

May 02 John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) was born in the year 1779.

May 25 Henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician was born on this day in history.

May 28 Thomas Moore, Irish poet (d. 1852) was born on this day in history.

Jul 10 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer was born in the year 1779.

Jul 15 On this day in history birth of clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)

Jul 20 On this day in history birth of ignaz Schuster, composer

Jul 21 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer was born on this day in history.

Aug 01 In the year 1779 birth of francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)

Aug 01 In the year 1779 birth of lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)

Aug 07 On this day in history birth of carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography

Aug 07 Louis de Freycinet, French explorer (d. 1842) was born in the year 1779.

Aug 17 On this day in history birth of franz de Paula Roser, composer

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Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03 Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died in the year 1779.

Jan 20 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 on this day in history.

Jan 22 In the year 1779 death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)

Feb 02 Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1779.

Feb 07 William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.

Feb 14 On this day in history death of james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50

Feb 16 William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies in the year 1779.

Feb 24 Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) died on this day in history.

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