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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Jan 05 On this day in history birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)

Jan 05 Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born in the year 1779.

Jan 08 John White, composer was born on this day in history.

Jan 15 In the year 1779 birth of jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer

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

Jan 22 On this day in history birth of stefano Pavesi, composer

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 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer was born in the year 1779.

Feb 22 On this day in history birth of joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer

Feb 27 In the year 1779 birth of thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1842)

Mar 01 Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer was born in the year 1779.

Mar 02 Joel Roberts Poinsett, American statesman and botanist (d. 1851) was born in the year 1779.

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 In the year 1779 birth of lord Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, (d. 1848)

Mar 15 William Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41) was born in the year 1779.

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 On this day in history birth of louise Reichardt, composer

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

May 02 On this day in history birth of john Galt, Scotland, novelist (Ayrshire Legatees, Lawrie Todd)

May 25 In the year 1779 birth of henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician

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

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

Jul 15 In the year 1779 birth of clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)

Jul 20 Ignaz Schuster, composer was born on this day in history.

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 On this day in history 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 Louis de Freycinet, French explorer (d. 1842) was born in the year 1779.

Aug 17 Franz de Paula Roser, composer was born on this day in history.

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Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03 In the year 1779 death of claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712)

Jan 20 On this day in history john Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71

Jan 22 On this day in history death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)

Feb 02 Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.

Feb 07 In the year 1779 william Boyce, composer, dies at 67

Feb 14 In the year 1779 death of james Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50

Feb 16 On this day in history william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies

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

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