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Historical Events In 1778

Monday, 06 July 2020

Mar 07   On this day in history capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Mar 07   On this day in history continental Navy frigate Randolph (32 guns) engages HMS Yarmouth (64). Randolph explodes and sinks with the loss of all but 4 men.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 08   Friedrich August Kanne, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 15   In the year 1778 nootka Sound, Vancouver Island discovered by Captain Cook  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 in the year 1778.  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 on this day in history.  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   Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 10   On this day in history william Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 17   On this day in history sloop-in-war Ranger captures British brig  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 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   Dengue fever in Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 08   Johann Gansbacher, composer on this day in history.  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   On this day in history friedrich Westenholz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 06   The birth of George (Beau) Brummell, Fashion leader in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, London England, English dandy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   Johann Georg Zechner, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1778 philip Livingston, American merchant (signed Declaration of Independance), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   On this day in history american forces enter Philadelphia as the British withdraw during the Revolutionary War.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   On this day in history british Redcoats evacuate Phila  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 24   David Rittenhouse observes a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia in the year 1778.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 03   In the year 1778 birth of antoni Melchior FijaĹ‚kowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of fortunato Santini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants & animals) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   In the year 1778 birth of anton Fischer, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 24   In the year 1778 birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of a. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist (d. 1841)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1778

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1778 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57  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   In the year 1778 death of laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 05   Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67 in the year 1778.  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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