Historical Events In 1779
Monday, 06 July 2020
May 13 War of Bavarian Succession ends in the year 1779.
May 25 Henry M Baron de Kock, Dutch officer/politician in the year 1779.
Jun 15 General Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, Bronx in the year 1779.
Jun 16 In support of the US, Spain declares war on England on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 1779 french fleet occupies St Vincent
Jun 20 On this day in history battle of Stone Ferry
Jun 29 In the year 1779 anton R Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter Madrid, dies at 51
Jul 04 French fleet occupies Grenada on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer
Jul 14 George Ross, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49 on this day in history.
Jul 15 Clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas) in the year 1779.
Jul 15 On this day in history uS troops under Gen A Wayne conquer Ft Stony Point, NY
Jul 18 In the year 1779 commodore Abraham Whipple's squadron captures 11 prizes in largest prize value of Revolutionary War.
Jul 20 In the year 1779 ignaz Schuster, composer
Jul 21 On this day in history gottlob Wiedebein, composer
Aug 01 On this day in history francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)
Aug 03 In the year 1779 henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27
Aug 07 Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1779 franz de Paula Roser, composer
Sep 02 On this day in history onno Zwier van Hairs, Fries poet (Agon), dies at 66
Sep 03 Earl d'orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest on this day in history.
Sep 08 In the year 1779 johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer
Sep 10 In the year 1779 louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer
Sep 18 In the year 1779 joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)
Sep 23 On this day in history john Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats 'HMS Serepis'
Sep 23 On this day in history john Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis
Sep 27 On this day in history john Adams negotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Britain
Sep 28 American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay in the year 1779.
Oct 04 The Fort Wilson Riot takes place in the year 1779.
Oct 10 On this day in history antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
Oct 11 In the year 1779 casimir Pulaski, General, dies
Oct 28 Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1779.
Nov 04 On this day in history john W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
Nov 05 In the year 1779 washington Allston, US painter/author