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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Monday, 23 May 2022

Jan 01 William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847) was born in the year 1779.

Jan 05 Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born on this day in history.

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

Jan 08 On this day in history birth of john White, composer

Jan 15 Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer was born on this day in history.

Jan 18 On this day in history birth of peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)

Jan 22 In the year 1779 birth of stefano Pavesi, composer

Jan 24 Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.

Feb 20 Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington was born on this day in history.

Feb 21 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer was born on this day in history.

Feb 22 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 27 In the year 1779 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 In the year 1779 birth of joel Roberts Poinsett, American statesman and botanist (d. 1851)

Mar 06 On this day in history birth of philipp Roth, composer

Mar 13 In the year 1779 birth of oliver Shaw, composer

Mar 15 Lord Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, (d. 1848) was born in the year 1779.

Mar 15 In the year 1779 birth of william Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)

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

Mar 28 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer was born in the year 1779.

Apr 11 In the year 1779 birth of louise Reichardt, composer

Apr 21 William Knyvett, composer was born in the year 1779.

May 02 John Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd) was born on this day in history.

May 25 On this day in history birth of henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician

May 28 On this day in history birth of thomas Moore, Irish poet (d. 1852)

Jul 10 In the year 1779 birth of alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer

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

Jul 20 Ignaz Schuster, composer was born in the year 1779.

Jul 21 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer was born in the year 1779.

Aug 01 Francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner) was born on this day in history.

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

Aug 07 In the year 1779 birth of carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography

Aug 07 On this day in history birth of louis de Freycinet, French explorer (d. 1842)

Aug 17 In the year 1779 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 On this day in history death of claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712)

Jan 20 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71 in the year 1779.

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

Feb 02 On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59

Feb 07 On this day in history william Boyce, composer, dies at 67

Feb 14 James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died on this day in history.

Feb 16 In the year 1779 william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies

Feb 24 On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)

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