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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Friday, 03 July 2020

Jan 01 In the year 1779 birth of william Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)

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 In the year 1779 birth of john White, composer

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

Jan 18 Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born in the year 1779.

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

Feb 22 In the year 1779 birth of joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer

Feb 27 Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1842) was born in the year 1779.

Mar 01 Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer was born on this day in history.

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

Mar 06 In the year 1779 birth of philipp Roth, composer

Mar 13 On this day in history birth of oliver Shaw, composer

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

Mar 15 On this day in history 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 In the year 1779 birth of angelo Maria Benincori, composer

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

Apr 21 On this day in history birth of william Knyvett, composer

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

May 25 Henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician was born in the year 1779.

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 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 in the year 1779.

Aug 01 On this day in history birth of lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)

Aug 07 Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography was born on this day in history.

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 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 James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.

Feb 16 William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on this day in history.

Feb 24 In the year 1779 death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)

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