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Historical Events In 1779

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May 13   War of Bavarian Succession ends on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   In the year 1779 henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   In the year 1779 general Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, Bronx  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 16   In support of the US, Spain declares war on England in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 18   In the year 1779 french fleet occupies St Vincent  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 20   On this day in history battle of Stone Ferry  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   In the year 1779 anton R Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter Madrid, dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 04   French fleet occupies Grenada in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 10   Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 14   George Ross, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   On this day in history clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 15   On this day in history uS troops under Gen A Wayne conquer Ft Stony Point, NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 18   Commodore Abraham Whipple's squadron captures 11 prizes in largest prize value of Revolutionary War in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Ignaz Schuster, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   On this day in history gottlob Wiedebein, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 01   Francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 03   Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27 in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   Franz de Paula Roser, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   On this day in history onno Zwier van Hairs, Fries poet (Agon), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   Earl d'orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 08   Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 10   Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 18   In the year 1779 joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   In the year 1779 john Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats 'HMS Serepis'  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 23   John Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 27   On this day in history john Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   In the year 1779 american Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 04   The Fort Wilson Riot takes place in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 11   On this day in history casimir Pulaski, General, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 04   On this day in history john W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   Washington Allston, US painter/author on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1779

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847) was born in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   In the year 1779 birth of john White, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   In the year 1779 birth of jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 18   Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   Stefano Pavesi, composer was born in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 24   Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1779

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (b. 1712) died in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   On this day in history john Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   In the year 1779 death of claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 07   William Boyce, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 died in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 16   William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies in the year 1779.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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