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Historical Events In 1778

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Mar 07   In the year 1778 capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   Captain James Cook sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

Mar 08   In the year 1778 friedrich August Kanne, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 15   In the year 1778 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 15   Nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Capt Cook in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 15   Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island discovered by Captain Cook in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 22   Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state we really should have claimed it! on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 30   Playwright Voltaire crowned with laurel wreath on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 01   Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 06   Joseph Funk, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 08   Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 08   On this day in history pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 10   William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 17   Sloop-in-war Ranger captures British brig on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   In the year 1778 james Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   American Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 11   William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   Friedrich Westenholz, composer in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   Voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer (Candide), dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 07   In the year 1778 george Bryan "Beau" Brummel, London England, English dandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   Johann Georg Zechner, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 18   American forces enter Philadelphia as the British withdraw during the Revolutionary War in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   British Redcoats evacuate Phila on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1778 washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 24   David Rittenhouse observes a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 24   On this day in history peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   Antoni Melchior FijaĹ‚kowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861) was born in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   In the year 1778 birth of fortunato Santini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 13   Anton Fischer, composer was born in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 26   Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   In the year 1778 death of charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 13   On this day in history death of charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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