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Historical Events In 1778

Thursday, 25 July 2024

Mar 07   Capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   In the year 1778 captain James Cook sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   Continental Navy frigate Randolph (32 guns) engages HMS Yarmouth (64). Randolph explodes and sinks with the loss of all but 4 men in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 08   Friedrich August Kanne, composer in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   Nootka Sound, BC Captain James Cook reaches the west coast of Vancouver Island with his ships Resolution and Discovery, on the way to search for a North West Passage from the Pacific; names the site Friendly Cove after a warm reception from local Nootka people in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   On this day in history nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Capt Cook  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 15   Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island discovered by Captain Cook on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 22   Capt Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 22   On this day in history captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state we really should have claimed it!  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history playwright Voltaire crowned with laurel wreath  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 01   Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 01   On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 06   On this day in history joseph Funk, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 07   Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 17   Sloop-in-war Ranger captures British brig on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   In the year 1778 captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 22   James Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   On this day in history american Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Dengue fever in Spain in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 08   On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   On this day in history william Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 28   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 30   In the year 1778 voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer (Candide), dies at 42  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 06   The birth of George (Beau) Brummell, Fashion leader on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   On this day in history george Bryan "Beau" Brummel, London England, English dandy  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   On this day in history johann Georg Zechner, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   Philip Livingston, American merchant (signed Declaration of Independance), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 18   In the year 1778 american forces enter Philadelphia as the British withdraw during the Revolutionary War.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 18   On this day in history british Redcoats evacuate Phila  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 19   Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 24   In the year 1778 david Rittenhouse observes a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1778

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Antoni Melchior FijaÅ‚kowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Fortunato Santini, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   In the year 1778 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of anton Fischer, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 31   Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848) was born in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 04   A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 15   In the year 1778 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   On this day in history death of joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 20   Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) died in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 05   On this day in history thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   On this day in history death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 13   In the year 1778 death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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