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La Scala (2,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

an opera house in Milan, Italy. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as the Nuovo Regio Ducale Teatro alla Scala (New
Anglo-French War (1778–1783) (5,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between France and Great Britain with their respective allies between 1778 and 1783. In 1778, France signed a treaty of friendship with the United States. Great
Montreal Gazette (1,725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anglophone community in the Eastern Townships southeast of Montreal. Founded in 1778 by Fleury Mesplet, The Gazette is Quebec's oldest daily newspaper and Canada's
American Revolutionary War (27,746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not
Valley Forge (5,869 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
They remained there for six months, from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778. At Valley Forge, the Continentals struggled to manage a disastrous supply
Solar eclipse of June 24, 1778 (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A total solar eclipse occurred on June 24, 1778. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring
Treaty of Alliance (1778) (2,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
at the hôtel de Coislin (4, place de la Concorde) in Paris on February 6, 1778. The Franco-American alliance would technically remain in effect until the
List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain, 1760–1779 (8,145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Act 1778 c. 61 Crown Lands-Greenwich Hospital. Act 1778 c. 29 Customs Act 1778 c. 24 Customs Act 1778 c. 25 Customs Act 1778 c. 27 Customs Act 1778 c.
1778 English cricket season (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1778 English cricket season was the seventh in which matches have been awarded retrospective first-class cricket status. The scorecards of five first-class
Franco-American alliance (2,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alliance was the 1778 alliance between the Kingdom of France and the United States during the American Revolutionary War. Formalized in the 1778 Treaty of Alliance
Kittur Chennamma (1,124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kittur Chennamma (23 October 1778 – 21 February 1829) was an Indian revolutionary, freedom fighter and Rani of the Kittur, a former princely state in Karnataka
List of American Revolutionary War battles (118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1781) Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga (1778–1781) Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) Western
Spain and the American Revolutionary War (2,985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
El Pardo, signed 11 March 1778, Spain won Spanish Guinea (Equatorial Guinea), which was administered from Buenos Aires in 1778–1810. With these treaties
First Anglo-Maratha War (1,348 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The First Anglo-Maratha War (1775–1782) was the first of three Anglo-Maratha wars fought between the British East India Company and Maratha Empire in India
Battle of Monmouth (12,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Monmouth Court House (modern-day Freehold Borough, New Jersey) on June 28, 1778, during the American Revolutionary War. It pitted the Continental Army, commanded
Battle of St. Lucia (865 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the West Indies during the American Revolutionary War on 15 December 1778, between the British Royal Navy and the French Navy. The French had entered
Spanish Guinea (1,291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a set of insular and continental territories controlled by Spain since 1778 in the Gulf of Guinea and on the Bight of Bonny, in Central Africa. It gained
James Hargreaves (826 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Hargreaves (c. 1720 – 22 April 1778) was a weaver, carpenter and inventor who lived and worked in Lancashire, England. He was one of three men responsible
Coenraad Jacob Temminck (936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
31 March 1778 – 30 January 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat, zoologist, and museum director. Coenraad Jacob Temminck was born on 31 March 1778 in Amsterdam
Battle of Ushant (1778) (1,455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Ushant (also called the First Battle of Ushant) took place on 27 July 1778, and was fought between French and British fleets 100 miles (160 km) west
List of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1778 (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1778. John Alstroemer (1742–1786) Wade Toby Caulfeild (1732–1800) Thomas Cave (1737–1780), naturalist
Philadelphia campaign (2,824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Philadelphia campaign (1777–1778) was a British initiative in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat
Principality of Reuss-Greiz (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zu Greiz, Untergreiz und Obergreiz) were elevated to princely status in 1778 and thereafter bore the title of Prince Reuss, Elder Line, or Prince Reuss
Kherson (1,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1774, the region belonged to the Crimean Khanate. Kherson was founded in 1778 by Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, on the orders of Catherine the Great
Gopikabai (1,052 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gopikabai (December 20, 1724 in Supa, near Pune, India – August 11, 1778 in Nashik) was the daughter of Bhikaji Naik Raste of Wai, near Pune. Gopikabai
District of Maine (764 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
District of Maine Part of Massachusetts 1778–1820 History   • Established 1778 • Missouri Compromise: Statehood March 4 1820 Today part of  Maine
Armand's Legion (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Armand's Legion was formed on June 25, 1778 at Boston, Massachusetts under the command of Colonel Charles Armand Tuffin of France, for service with the
Rockingham County, Virginia (2,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in modern times).[citation needed] Rockingham County was established in 1778 from Augusta County. Harrisonburg was named as the county seat and incorporated
Samuel Hall Lord (923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Hall Lord, also called "Sam Lord" (1778 – 5 November 1844) was one of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados. Sam Lord as he was usually
Baron Mostyn (397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the County of Flint, was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain in 1778 for Edward Lloyd, with remainder to his nephews. He was succeeded according
Culper Ring (5,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Benjamin Tallmadge under orders from General George Washington in the summer of 1778, during the British occupation of New York City at the height of the American
Pulaski's Legion (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pulaski's Legion was raised on March 28, 1778 at Baltimore, Maryland under the command of Casimir Pulaski for service with the Continental Army during
Treaty of Amity and Commerce (United States–France) (1,376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
two treaties between the United States and France, signed on February 6, 1778, at the Hôtel de Coislin [fr] in Paris. Its sister treaty, the Treaty of
Bennington County, Vermont (1,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was created in 1778. Bennington is the oldest county in Vermont still in existence, created by the first general assembly on March 17, 1778. Vermont was
72nd Regiment, Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders (1,546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Highlanders was a British Army Highland Infantry Regiment of the Line, raised in 1778. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 78th (Highlanders) Regiment
Battle of Rhode Island (3,906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Battle of Quaker Hill and the Battle of Newport) took place on August 29, 1778. Continental Army and militia forces under the command of General John Sullivan
Timothy Fuller (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Timothy Fuller (July 11, 1778 – October 1, 1835) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Fuller was born in Chilmark, Massachusetts. His father,
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/ɡeɪˈluːsæk/, US: /ˌɡeɪləˈsæk/, French: [ʒɔzɛf lwi ɡɛlysak]; 6 December 1778  – 9 May 1850) was a French chemist and physicist. He is known mostly for
Battle of Wyoming (2,625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
raiders which took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778 in Exeter and Wyoming, Pennsylvania. More than 300 Patriots were killed in
Greenbrier County, West Virginia (2,931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population was 35,480. Its county seat is Lewisburg. The county was formed in 1778 from Botetourt and Montgomery counties in Virginia. Prior to the arrival
West Point, New York (1,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the American Revolution. Until January 1778, West Point was not occupied by the military. On January 27, 1778, Brigadier General Samuel Holden Parsons
List of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (7,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1778) Violin Sonata No. 18 in G major, K. 301 (1778) Violin Sonata No. 19 in E♭ major, K. 302 (1778) Violin Sonata No. 20 in C major, K. 303 (1778) Violin
Louis Bonaparte (1,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (born Luigi Buonaparte; 2 September 1778 – 25 July 1846) was a younger brother of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French. He was a
Messier 54 (672 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the constellation Sagittarius. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1778 and subsequently included in his catalog of comet-like objects. M54 is easily
80th Regiment of Foot (Royal Edinburgh Volunteers) (115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
regiment in the British Army from 1778 to 1783. It was formed in Edinburgh, Scotland by letter of service in 1778 for service in North America and sailed
Penal Laws (4,080 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Church of Ireland. The majority of the penal laws were removed in the period 1778–1793 with the last of them of any significance being removed in 1829. Notwithstanding
Washington Shirley, 5th Earl Ferrers (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Admiral Washington Shirley, 5th Earl Ferrers, FRS (26 May 1722 – 1 October 1778) was a British Royal Navy officer, peer, freemason and amateur astronomer
Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1,376 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav IV Adolf or Gustav IV Adolph (1 November 1778 – 7 February 1837) was King of Sweden from 1792 until his abdication in 1809. He was also the last
List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union (1,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 5, 1778 3 New York February 6, 1778 4 Rhode Island February 9, 1778 5 Connecticut February 12, 1778 6 Georgia February 26, 1778 7 New Hampshire
Rembrandt Peale (2,398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rembrandt Peale (February 22, 1778 – October 3, 1860) was an American artist and museum keeper. A prolific portrait painter, he was especially acclaimed
The Plain (West Point) (1,038 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of the longest continually occupied U.S. Army garrison in America since 1778. In its early years, the entire academy was located on the Plain and it was
Symphony No. 65 (Haydn) (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
major, Hoboken I/65, is a symphony by Joseph Haydn which was composed by 1778. The symphony is scored for two oboes, two horns and strings. There are four
Debenhams (3,447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Magasin du Nord, and has a subsidiary in Ireland. The business was formed in 1778 by William Clark, who began trading at 44 Wigmore Street in London as a drapers'
List of English cricketers (1772–1786) (919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Boltwood 1778 Recorded in one match for an England XI against Chertsey. Other than his surname, no biographical information is known. Henry Bonham 1778 Played
Philip Livingston (1,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778) was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He represented New York at the October
Carlisle Peace Commission (1,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a group of British peace commissioners who were sent to North America in 1778 to negotiate terms with the rebellious Continental Congress government during
1st New York State Legislature (964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the New York State Assembly, met from September 9, 1777, to June 30, 1778, during the first year of George Clinton's governorship, first at Kingston
John Varnum (101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Dracut on June 25, 1778. He graduated from Harvard University in 1798, studied law, was admitted
Shinnston, West Virginia (2,415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harrison County, West Virginia, United States, along the West Fork River. In 1778 Levi Shinn constructed his log home along what is now Route 19; today it
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (15 February 1704 – 1778) was a French sculptor of the 18th century who worked in both the rococo and neoclassical style. He made
Joseph Richardson (American politician) (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Joseph Richardson (February 1, 1778 – September 25, 1871) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Billerica, Massachusetts, Richardson attended
Anna Maria Mozart (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anna Maria Walburga Mozart (née Pertl; December 25, 1720 – July 3, 1778) was the mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) and Maria Anna Mozart (1751–1829)
Thomas Arne (1,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Augustine Arne (/ɑːrn/; 12 March 1710 – 5 March 1778) was an English composer. He is best known for his patriotic song "Rule, Britannia!", which
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (2,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
de Candolle (UK: /kænˈdɒl/, US: /kɒ̃ˈdɔːl/, French: [kɑ̃dɔl]; 4 February 1778 – 9 September 1841) was a Swiss botanist. René Louiche Desfontaines launched
Hugh Hornby Birley (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hugh Hornby Birley (10 March 1778 – 31 July 1845) was a leading Manchester millowner and Tory who is reputed to have led the fatal charge of the Manchester
Universalist Church of America (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
punishment after death for the wicked. The first General Society was held in 1778. Annual conventions started in 1785 with the New England Convention. In 1804
75th Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Regiment) (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
infantry regiment of the British Army from 1778 to 1783. The regiment was raised in Wales in January 1778 and named after the future King George IV. Apart
List of United States militia units in the American Revolutionary War (4,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johnson's Regiment of Militia, 1778 Latimer's Regiment of Militia, 1777–78 Lewis' Regiment, 1776 Mason's Regiment of Militia, 1778 McClellan's Regiment, 1777–82
Portuguese-speaking African countries (763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guinea. The six countries are former colonies of the Portuguese Empire. From 1778 until independence, Equatorial Guinea was also a colony of the Spanish Empire
83rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Glasgow Volunteers) (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
American Revolutionary War. It was created in 1778 and disbanded in 1783, shortly after the war ended. In 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, Mr
Phillips Academy (6,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Schools Admissions Organization, as well as the G20 Schools Group. Founded in 1778, Andover is one of the oldest incorporated secondary schools in the United
Martha Washington (5,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laurens to Henry Laurens, March 9, 1778", in The Army Correspondence of Colonel John Laurens in the Years 1777–1778 (New York: The New York Times and the
Hill, New Hampshire (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Country United States State New Hampshire County Merrimack Incorporated 1778 Villages Hill Hill Center Murray Hill Government  • Board of Selectmen Robert
Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Duke of Queensberry, 2nd Duke of Dover, PC (24 November 1698 – 22 October 1778) was a Scottish nobleman, extensive landowner, Privy Counsellor and Vice
Carleton's Raid (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was launched in the fall 1778 from the Province of Quebec against targets in upstate Province of New York.. On October 24, 1778, with snow already on the
2nd New York State Legislature (832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York State Senate and the New York State Assembly, met from October 13, 1778, to March 17, 1779, during the second year of George Clinton's governorship
Wilkes County, North Carolina (4,930 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistical Area. The county was formed on April 20, 1778 by an act of the North Carolina General Assembly of 1778 from parts of Surry County and Washington District
Capture of Savannah (2,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1779), was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on December 29, 1778 pitting local American Patriot militia and Continental Army units, holding
Cherry Valley massacre (2,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fort and the village of Cherry Valley in central New York on November 11, 1778, during the American Revolutionary War. It has been described as one of the
Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo (1701–1778) was doge of Venice from 1763 until his death. He restricted the privileges of the clergy and, in consequence, came
Nathanael Greene (5,733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
before being appointed quartermaster general of the Continental Army in 1778. In October 1780, General Washington appointed Greene as the commander of
Carl Ludwig Koch (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Ludwig Koch (21 September 1778 – 23 August 1857) was a German entomologist and arachnologist. He was responsible for classifying a great number of
John Barnardiston (96 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Barnardiston (1719–1778) was the principal librarian (protobibliothecarius) of the University of Cambridge from 1769 to 1778, and the Master of Corpus
Köchel catalogue (1,069 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1778 21–22 Mannheim 301 293a Violin Sonata No. 18 in G February 1778 22 Mannheim 302 293b Violin Sonata No. 19 in E-flat February 1778 22 Mannheim
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (2,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 1778 – 17 October 1837) was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist. His music reflects the transition from the classical
Mount Hope Bay raids (2,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War against communities on the shores of Mount Hope Bay on May 25 and 31, 1778. The towns of Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island were significantly damaged
Claus Harms (419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Claus Harms (May 25, 1778, in Fahrstedt – February 1, 1855, in Kiel) was a German clergyman and theologian. Harms was born at Fahrstedt in Schleswig, and
Governor of South Carolina (1,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
governor (known as the president) to be chosen by the General Assembly. In 1778, the constitution was amended to change the title for the chief of the executive
Young Eclipse (1,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Eclipse (1778 – c. 1803) was a Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1781 Epsom Derby. He raced until he was six years old, winning seven races and
Louisville, Kentucky (12,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
border. Named after King Louis XVI of France, Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachians
Tibasosa (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quesada en route to the Sun Temple entered the Iraca Valley. On December 19, 1778 the Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flórez issued a decree founding the town of Tibasosa
La Scala Theatre Ballet (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the theatre, but was officially founded at the inauguration of La Scala in 1778. Many leading dancers have performed with the company, including Mara Galeazzi
Hudson River Chain (1,706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chain was two chain booms and two chevaux de frise constructed from 1776 to 1778 during the American Revolutionary War across the Hudson River as defenses
Benjamin Ames (438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Benjamin Ames (October 30, 1778 – September 28, 1835) was the third Governor of the U.S. state of Maine, who served from December 5, 1821 to January 2
Invasion of Dominica (1778) (1,654 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Invasion of Dominica (7 September 1778) was a successful French invasion of the island of Dominica in the British West Indies, during the American
Amos Lane (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Amos Lane (March 1, 1778 – September 2, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, father of James Henry Lane. Born near Aurora, New York, Lane attended
John Charles Herries (444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Charles Herries PC (November 1778 – 24 April 1855), known as J. C. Herries, was a British politician and financier and a frequent member of Tory and
Attack on German Flatts (1778) (1,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Attack on German Flatts (September 17, 1778) was a raid on the frontier settlement of German Flatts, New York (which then also encompassed what is
John Harvey (British Army officer) (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lieutenant-General Sir John Harvey, KCB KCH (23 April 1778 – 22 March 1852) was a British Army officer and a lieutenant governor. He was commissioned into
Clemens Brentano (1,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clemens Maria Brentano /brɛnˈtɑːnoʊ/; German: [bʁɛnˈtaːno]; 9 September 1778 – 28 July 1842) was a German poet and novelist, and a major figure of German
HMS Jupiter (1778) (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Eclipse under Nathaniel Fanning. Built in Rotherhithe, Jupiter was launched in 1778. Her trial copper sheathed hull featured the new technical breakthrough of
Dprabak (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
small village in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. It was founded in 1778 by emigrants from Kazakh and Karabakh. Gegharkunik Province Kiesling, Brady;
Ruthenian Catholic Archeparchy of Smolensk (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catholic diocese) of the Ruthenian Uniate Church (using a Byzantine Rite) (1625-1778) in part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth facing annexation by the Czarist
Maihar State (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produce of which provided a small export trade. The state was founded in 1778. From 1788 to 1790 Maihar State was occupied by Banda. The state became a
Secretary of State of Vermont (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the state was Charles W. Porter. Vermont's secretaries of state since 1778 include: List of company registers Bradley, Pat (November 7, 2018). "Statewide
Battle of Barren Hill (724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barren Hill was a minor engagement during the American Revolution. On May 20, 1778, a British force attempted to encircle a smaller Continental force under
Corumbá (666 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
municipality within it: Ladário. Founded as a military outpost and colony in 1778 by the Spanish. It became strategically important with the opening of the
Illinois campaign (5,664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Illinois campaign, also known as Clark's Northwestern campaign (1778-1779), was a series of events during the American Revolutionary War in which a
Étienne-Gabriel Morelly (517 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Étienne-Gabriel Morelly (French: [mɔʁɛli]; 1717, Vitry-le-François – 1778) was a French utopian thinker and novelist. An otherwise "obscure tax official"
Siege of Charleston (1,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
northern strategy in late 1777 and their withdrawal from Philadelphia in 1778, shifted their focus to the American Southern Colonies. After approximately
Battle of Crooked Billet (1,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on May 1, 1778 near the Crooked Billet Tavern (present-day Hatboro, Pennsylvania). In the
List of Washington's Headquarters during the Revolutionary War (3,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norriton Township, 2000). General Orders, 20 June 1778 from the National Archives. General Orders, 21 June 1778 from the National Archives. There is a dispute
Battle of Quinton's Bridge (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a minor battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on March 18, 1778, during the British occupation of Philadelphia. New Jersey militia companies
R665 road (Ireland) (116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the historic route from Dublin to Cork and was mapped as such as late as 1778. A turnpike road, it was also a key part of the route linking Mallow with
Ugo Foscolo (2,145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ugo Foscolo (Italian: [ˈuːɡo ˈfoskolo]; 6 February 1778 in Zakynthos – 10 September 1827 in Turnham Green), born Niccolò Foscolo, was an Italian writer
James Tallmadge Jr. (662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Tallmadge Jr. (January 28, 1778 – September 29, 1853) was a United States lawyer, and politician who served as a United States Representative from
Esma Sultan (daughter of Abdul Hamid I) (874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Esma Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: اسما سلطان‎; 16 July 1778 – 4 June 1848) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Abdul Hamid I, sister of Sultan Mustafa
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
building in Royal Exchange Square in the heart of Glasgow city centre. Built in 1778 as the townhouse of William Cunninghame of Lainshaw, a wealthy Glasgow Tobacco
Teylers Museum (1,388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
natural history, and science museum in Haarlem, Netherlands. Established in 1778, Teylers Museum was founded as a centre for contemporary art and science
82nd Regiment of Foot (1777) (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 82nd Regiment of Foot was a British army regiment raised for service in the American Revolutionary War. The regiment was raised in Lanarkshire, Scotland
Gregory Blaxland (1,321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gregory Blaxland (17 June 1778 – 1 January 1853) was an English pioneer farmer and explorer in Australia, noted especially for initiating and co-leading
Bernardo O'Higgins (3,920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
O'Higgins Riquelme (Spanish pronunciation: [beɾˈnaɾðo oˈ(x)iɣins] (listen); 1778–1842) was a Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule
France in the American Revolutionary War (3,729 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Continental Army established in June 1775. A Treaty of Alliance followed in 1778, which led to French shipments of money and matériel to the United States
Raid on Unadilla and Onaquaga (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Unadilla and Onaquaga in what is now upstate New York. In early October 1778, more than 250 men under the command of Lieutenant Colonel William Butler
List of colonial governors and administrators of Dominica (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time as a colony of the Kingdom of Great Britain (1761–1778; 1784–1800), the Kingdom of France (1778–1784), and the United Kingdom (1800–1978). 1761–1763:
Second Continental Congress (1,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
July 2, 1778 – July 20, 1778 Location: College Hall, Philadelphia President: Henry Laurens
Conway Cabal (1,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cabal was a group of senior Continental Army officers in late 1777 and early 1778 who aimed to have George Washington replaced as commander-in-chief of the
List of sailing frigates of the United States Navy (563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Confederacy Alliance-class 36 1778–1781 captured by the British Congress (II) 28 1776–1777 never completed Deane 24 1778–1783 build in France,Nantes Delaware
Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War (5,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military operations in the second half of the American Revolutionary War, 1778–1781. It encompassed engagements primarily in Virginia, Georgia and South
1770s in archaeology (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1852) March 12 - Lady Hester Stanhope, English archaeologist (d. 1839) 1778: November 5 - Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Italian explorer and Egyptologist
List of delegates to the Continental Congress (1,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1788 Oliver Ellsworth 1778–1781 1781–1783 Titus Hosmer 1778 Benjamin Huntington 1780 1782–1783; 1788 Samuel Huntington 1776; 1778–1781 1781; 1783 William
79th Regiment of Foot (Royal Liverpool Volunteers) (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
with the town's corporation contributing £2000. On the 79th's creation in 1778, Major Pole assumed command as its lieutenant-colonel. The regiment arrived
Palazzo Anguissola (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
10, in central Milan, a city in the northern Italy. Construction began in 1778, and its Neoclassical facade, designed by Luigi Canonica, was added in 1829
Nationella dräkten (599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historic Swedish costume, designed by King Gustav III and introduced in 1778. It was designed for the nobility and the middle class with the intention
James Kirke Paulding (929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Kirke Paulding (August 22, 1778 – April 6, 1860) was an American writer and, for a time, the United States Secretary of the Navy. James Kirke Paulding
Timeline of the American Revolution (3,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
southern strategy 1778–1779 – Majority of Continental Army in fourth winter quarters at Middlebrook Cantonment (November 30 – June 3) 1778–1779 – Major General
Voltaire (16,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François-Marie Arouet (French: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁwɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (/vɒlˈtɛər, voʊlˈ-/; also US: /vɔːlˈ-/
War of the Bavarian Succession (9,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War of the Bavarian Succession (German: Bayerischer Erbfolgekrieg; 3 July 1778 – 21 May 1779) was a dispute between the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy and an
Independent Ledger and the American Advertiser (183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Independent Ledger and the American Advertiser (June 15, 1778 – October 16, 1786) was a weekly newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts, by Draper
Timeline of the American Revolution (3,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
southern strategy 1778–1779 – Majority of Continental Army in fourth winter quarters at Middlebrook Cantonment (November 30 – June 3) 1778–1779 – Major General
Voltaire (16,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François-Marie Arouet (French: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁwɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (/vɒlˈtɛər, voʊlˈ-/; also US: /vɔːlˈ-/
Articles of Confederation (8,348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the signing process by examining their copy of the Articles on June 27, 1778. They ordered a final copy prepared (the one in the National Archives), and
Samuel Stevens Jr. (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Stevens Jr. (July 13, 1778 – February 7, 1860) served as the 18th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1822 to 1826. He intermittently
Charles De Geer (774 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced "de yer"); Finspång in Risinge 30 January 1720 – Stockholm 7 March 1778) was a Swedish industrialist and entomologist. De Geer, who came from a family
Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Ferdinand d'Artois, Duke of Berry (24 January 1778 – 14 February 1820) was the third child and younger son of the future King of France, Charles
Kittur (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historical importance because of the armed rebellion of Kittur Chennamma (1778–1829), Rani of the State of Kittur against the British East India Company
Redoubt Four (West Point) (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
West Point. It was constructed under the command of Tadeusz Kosciuszko in 1778-1779. During the war, it was a key defensive overwatch position for Fort
Secretary of State of New York (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
county. The office of the Secretary of State of New York was established in 1778, and is one of the oldest government agencies of the state of New York. Until
French frigate Magicienne (1778) (2,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Builder: Toulon Laid down: 6 August 1777 Launched: 1 August 1778 Commissioned: October 1778 Captured: 2 September 1781 Great Britain Name: Magicienne Acquired:
Ignaz von Born (1,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Born, 1778) – synonyms: Voluta bullata Born, 1778; Marginella bullata (Born, 1778) Cerithium atratum (Born, 1778) – synonym: Murex atratus Born, 1778 Cerithium
Frank Nicholls (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Frank Nicholls (1699 – 7 January 1778) was a physician. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1728. He was made reader of anatomy at Oxford University
Capture of St. Lucia (1,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Capture of St Lucia was the result of a campaign from 18–28 December 1778 by British land and naval forces to take over the island, which was a French
Scranton, Pennsylvania (9,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Lackawanna" (or lac-a-wa-na, meaning "stream that forks"), is derived. In 1778, Isaac Tripp, the area's first known European-American settler, built his
Lahetaguse (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World-famous Russian navigator and explorer Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1778–1852), the discoverer of Antarctica, was born in Lahetaguse Manor. The manor
Carl Linnaeus (12,312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Linnaeus (/lɪˈniːəs, lɪˈneɪəs/; 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ
Battle of Cobleskill (1,322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Revolutionary War raid on the frontier settlement of Cobleskill, New York on May 30, 1778. The battle, having taken place in the modern-day village of Warnerville
Baylor Massacre (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(also "Tappan Massacre") was a surprise British attack on September 27, 1778, against the 3rd Regiment of Continental Light Dragoons under the command
Common vole (760 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Microtus Subgenus: Microtus Species: M. arvalis Binomial name Microtus arvalis (Pallas, 1778) Common vole distribution Synonyms obscurus (Eversmann, 1841)
Joseph-Marie, comte Portalis (106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph-Marie, comte Portalis (19 February 1778, Aix-en-Provence – 5 August 1858) was a French diplomat and statesman. He was the son of the jurist Jean-Étienne-Marie
Battle of Chestnut Neck (946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Chestnut Neck was fought on October 6, 1778 in southern New Jersey during the American Revolutionary War, at Chestnut Neck, a settlement
Augustinos Kapodistrias (123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ioannis Maria Kapodistrias (Greek: Αυγουστίνος Ιωάννης Μαρία Καποδίστριας, 1778–1857) was a Greek soldier and politician. He was born in Corfu. Kapodistrias
Papists Act 1778 (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of 1778 is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (18 George III c. 60) and was the first Act for Roman Catholic relief. Later in 1778 It was also
Bourbon (horse) (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
near Catterick, Yorkshire at the same stud as Matchem until his death in 1778. Le Sang was not a widely utilized stallion but he did produce several good
White Oak, Pennsylvania (942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
White Oak is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 7,862 at the 2010 census. White Oak was named for a stand of
F. Dick (494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Friedr. DICK is a German cutlery manufacturer founded 1778 in Esslingen, Germany. Known by their logo name of F.Dick, the company has three lines of business
List of ambassadors of the United States to France (659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States and the French Court of Versailles were established in 1778 with the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce. As a republic, the
William Marks (Pennsylvania) (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Marks (October 13, 1778 – April 10, 1858) was an American lawyer and politician from Beaver, Pennsylvania. He served in both houses in the state
Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War (7,766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Royal Navy and the Continental Navy from 1775, and of the French Navy from 1778 onwards. While the British enjoyed more numerical victories these battles
Thomas Lincoln (4,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Lincoln (January 6, 1778 – January 17, 1851) was an American farmer, carpenter, and father of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln
Marie Paradis (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Paradis (1778 – 1839) was the first woman to climb Mont Blanc. Paradis was a poor maidservant who lived in Chamonix at that time part of the Kingdom
Joseph Marie Terray (1,093 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Marie Terray (1715 – 18 February 1778) was a Controller-General of Finances during the reign of Louis XV of France, an agent of fiscal reform. Terray
Dermanyssus gallinae (1,828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chauve, Claude (1998). "The poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778): Current situation and future prospects for control". Veterinary Parasitology
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1,536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
romanized: Faddéj Faddéevič Bellinsgáuzen; 20 September [O.S. 9 September] 1778 – 25 January [O.S. 13 January] 1852), a Russian naval officer, cartographer
Cape genet (1,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coastal dune forest" (PDF). Acta Theriologica (1): 45–53. Schreber, J. C. D. (1778). "Viverra tigrina". Die Säugethiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen
Guldberg's hymnal (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bishop Ludvig Harboe and Ove Høegh-Guldberg and was authorized for use in 1778. On behalf of King Christian VII of Denmark, Denmark's de facto prime minister
Anders Sandøe Ørsted (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anders Sandøe Ørsted (21 December 1778, Rudkøbing – 1 May 1860) was a Danish lawyer, politician and jurist. He served as the Prime Minister of Denmark
Siege of Savannah (2,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina. An expedition in December 1778 took Savannah with modest resistance from ineffective militia and Continental
San José de las Lajas (363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the province, and is bisected by the Carretera Central. It was founded in 1778. The municipality includes the villages of Jamaica, Liberación, Tapaste,
Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet (579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet (November 4, 1720 – May 6, 1778) was a French pharmacist, botanist and one of the earliest botanical explorers
William Creighton Jr. (825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Creighton Jr. (October 29, 1778 – October 1, 1851) was the 1st Secretary of State of Ohio, a United States Representative from Ohio and a United
Matsudaira Norihiro (57 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matsudaira Norihiro (松平 乗寛, January 25, 1778 – December 16, 1839) was a Japanese daimyō of the mid to late Edo period, who ruled the Nishio Domain. Norihiro
Ruggero Settimo (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruggero Settimo (19 May 1778 – 2 May 1863) was an Italian politician, diplomat, and patriotic activist from Sicily. He was a counter-admiral of the Sicilian
Imperial County of Reuss (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1616, the Older and Younger lines were divided again several times until in 1778 Count Henry XI united the possessions of Upper and Lower Greiz to the Principality
Samuel Hoar (2,712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Hoar (May 18, 1778 – November 2, 1856) was a United States lawyer and politician. A member of a prominent political family in Massachusetts, he
Monmouth Battlefield State Park (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
battlefield on which the American Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth (1778) was waged. Monmouth Battlefield State Park preserves a rural, eighteenth-century
Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial (936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vaudreuil de Cavagnial, marquis de Vaudreuil (22 November 1698 – 4 August 1778) was a Canadian-born colonial governor of Canada (New France) in North America
Affair at Little Egg Harbor (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Affair at Little Egg Harbor took place on October 15, 1778, in southern New Jersey, United States, during the American Revolution. The Loyalists killed
Hollandoise (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thoroughbred mare that won the 1778 St. Leger Stakes, the first horse to win the event under its formal title. Raced sporadically from 1778 to 1782, Hollandoise
Ottendorf's Corps (127 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
saw action at the Battle of Germantown and Battle of Brandywine. In April 1778 the Corps was broken up, one company was transferred to Armand's Legion and
Turbo (gastropod) (4,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
synonym of Lunella cinerea (Born, 1778) Turbo pictus da Costa, 1778: synonym of Tricolia pullus picta (da Costa, 1778) Turbo pileolum Reeve, 1842: synonym
Mary Jefferson Eppes (1,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Jefferson Eppes (1778 – April 17, 1804), known as Polly in childhood and Maria as an adult, was the younger of Thomas Jefferson's two daughters with
Battle of Jersey (2,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
British government had ordered that the island be heavily fortified. On 28 May 1778 the Governor of Jersey, Field Marshal Henry Seymour Conway, submitted plans
Keōpūolani (1,768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1778–1823) was a queen consort of Hawaiʻi and the highest ranking wife of King Kamehameha I. Keōpuolani was born around 1778 at an area known
Family tree of Negeri Sembilan monarchs (34 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
monarchs of Negeri Sembilan, from the establishment of the chieftaincy in 1778 until present day. Buyers, Christopher, The Royal Ark - Negeri Sembilan,
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (2,528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
piraˈneːzi; -eːsi]; also known as simply Piranesi; 4 October 1720 – 9 November 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious
Daniel Booth (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Booth (died 7 June 1778)was Governor of the Bank of England from 1779 to 1781. He had been Deputy Governor from 1777 to 1779. He replaced Peter
Molly Pitcher (1,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been Mary Ludwig Hays, who fought in the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778. Another possibility is Margaret Corbin, who helped defend Fort Washington
Charlotte Badger (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlotte Badger (1778 – in or after 1818) Is an English born Australian woman, widely considered to be the first Australian female pirate. She was also
Jackson, New Hampshire (969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
road was built through Pinkham Notch, and the area was first settled in 1778 by Benjamin Copp and his family. In 1800, the community was renamed in honor
Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (11 August 1778 – 15 October 1852) was a German gymnastics educator and nationalist whose writing is credited with the founding of
Battle of Brandywine (3,289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 26, beginning an occupation that would last nine months until June 1778. In late August 1777, after a distressing 34-day journey from Sandy Hook
Itchin Stoke Down (186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hampshire. It was used as a venue for 13 first-class cricket matches between 1778 and 1806 and as the home of the Alresford Cricket Club. Itchin Stoke Down
Francisco Manuel Blanco (342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francisco Manuel Blanco (1778 – 1845) was a Spanish friar and botanist. Born in Navianos de Alba, Castilla y León, Spain, Blanco was a member of the Augustinian
Fernando Sor (2,878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fernando Sor (baptized 14 February 1778 – 10 July 1839) was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. Although he is best known for his guitar compositions
Catherine McAuley (975 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catherine McAuley (29 September 1778 – 11 November 1841) was an Irish religious sister who founded the Sisters of Mercy in 1831. The women's congregation
Big Runaway (2,835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Big Runaway was a mass evacuation in June and July 1778 of settlers from the frontier areas of what is now north central Pennsylvania during the American
Thomas Kendall (1,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Kendall (13 December 1778 – 6 August 1832) was a New Zealand missionary, recorder of the Māori language, schoolmaster, arms dealer, and Pākehā Māori
John Williams (Tennessee) (1,518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Williams (January 29, 1778 – August 10, 1837) was an American lawyer, soldier, and statesman, operating primarily out of Knoxville, Tennessee, in
John Strachan (2,353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Strachan (/ˈstrɔːn/; 1778–1867) was a figure in Upper Canada and the first Anglican Bishop of Toronto. He is best known as a political bishop who
Gabriel Bibron (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Sicily. Under the direction of Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (1778–1846), he took part in the Morea expedition to Peloponnese. He classified
Grafton, New Hampshire (856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relative of colonial governor Benning Wentworth. Grafton was incorporated in 1778.[citation needed] Historically, Grafton's economic base consisted of subsistence
Mariupol (7,905 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a former Cossack encampment named Kalmius and granted city rights in 1778. It has been a centre for the grain trade, metallurgy, and heavy engineering
Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Friederike Louise Caroline Sophie Charlotte Alexandrine) (3 March 1778 – 29 June 1841) was a German princess who became, by marriage, princess of
Jean-Antoine Houdon (903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subjects included Denis Diderot (1771), Benjamin Franklin (1778-1809), Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1778), Voltaire (1781), Molière (1781), George Washington (1785–1788)
List of New York state symbols (625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The oldest symbols, the state flag and the state arms, were adopted in 1778, and the most recent additions to the list, the snapping turtle and lilac
Gideon Lee (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gideon Lee (April 27, 1778 – August 21, 1841) was an American politician who was the 60th Mayor of New York City and United States Representative from
Golden palm civet (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Feliformia Family: Viverridae Genus: Paradoxurus Species: P. zeylonensis Binomial name Paradoxurus zeylonensis (Pallas, 1778) Golden palm civet range
Charters of Freedom (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
These include Articles of Association (1774), Articles of Confederation (1778), Treaty of Paris (1783) and Washington's First Inaugural Address (1789)
List of Francisco Goya's tapestry cartoons (1,717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jugadores de naipes 1777–1778 270 × 167 cm Museo del Prado La cometa 1778 269 × 285 cm Museo del Prado Muchachos cogiendo fruta 1778 119 × 122 cm Museo del
Avdiivka (812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
74500°E / 48.14528; 37.74500 Country Ukraine Oblast Donetsk Oblast Founded 1778 Government  • Head of the military-civilian administration Yuriy Cherkasov
Charles Alexandre Lesueur (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Alexandre Lesueur (1 January 1778 in Le Havre – 12 December 1846 in Le Havre) was a French naturalist, artist, and explorer. He was a prolific
Crosswicks Creek Site III (192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remains of Revolutionary War-era ships that were sunk in Crosswicks Creek in 1778. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990
Virreina Palace (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exhibitions and cultural events. The palace was built, between 1772 and 1778, for Manuel d'Amat i de Junyent, who was Viceroy of Peru between 1761 and
Horatio Seymour (Vermont) (715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1778 – November 21, 1857) was a United States Senator from Vermont. He was the uncle of Origen S. Seymour and the great-uncle
HMS Alexander (1778) (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
third-rate of the Royal Navy. She was launched at Deptford Dockyard on 8 October 1778. During her career she was captured by the French, and later recaptured by
Siege of Cuddalore (813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Siege of Cuddalore was a siege attempt by British troops against a combined French and Mysorean garrison at the fortress of Cuddalore in the Second
West Pittston, Pennsylvania (1,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
borough under water. West Pittston was settled in the 1770s. On July 1, 1778, during the Revolutionary War, Fort Jenkins (a patriot stockade in present-day
Impresario (646 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and five of Donizetti's, including Lucia di Lammermoor. Domenico Barbaia (1778–1841) began as a café waiter and made a fortune at La Scala, in Milan, where
Thomas Wharton Jr. (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Wharton Jr. (1735 – May 22, 1778) was a Pennsylvania merchant and politician of the Revolutionary era. He served as the first President of Pennsylvania
Necker–Enfants Malades Hospital (1,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the merger of Necker Hospital (Hôpital Necker), which was founded in 1778 by Suzanne Necker, with the physically contiguous Sick Children's Hospital
Vermont State Treasurer (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Honorable Term length Two years, no term limit Inaugural holder Ira Allen 1778 Formation Constitution of Vermont Website State Treasurer's Office
Samuel Bent (244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Bent (July 19, 1778 – August 16, 1846) was a member of the Council of Fifty and a leader in the early years of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Siege of Pondicherry (1778) (1,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
besieged the French-controlled port of Pondicherry (now Puducherry) in August 1778, which capitulated after ten weeks of siege. Following the colonial victory
Göran Rothman (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Georg) Rothman (30 November 1739, in Husebybruk, Småland, Sweden – 3 December 1778, in Stockholm), was a Swedish naturalist, physician and an apostle of Carl
Statue of George III, Somerset House (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
England. The sculptor was John Bacon, and the statue was erected between 1778 and 1789. George III is dressed in Roman apparel, leaning on a rudder, flanked
Eulima (4,733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
germana E. A. Smith, 1890 Eulima gibba de Folin, 1867 Eulima glabra (da Costa, 1778) Eulima gomphus Watson, 1883 Eulima gracilenta (A. Adams, 1864) Eulima gratiosa
Virginia Line (1,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Army on May 27, 1778. Under this resolve, the Virginia quota was reduced from fifteen infantry regiments to eleven. In September 1778 the Virginia Line
Schoharie Creek (810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cobleskill Creek tributary was the site of the Cobleskill Massacre (May 1778), virtually depopulating settlements in the southern Mohawk valley. News
Dusky pademelon (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Genus: Thylogale Species: T. brunii Binomial name Thylogale brunii (Schreber, 1778) Dusky Pademelon range (brown — extant, orange — possibly extinct)
Action of 17 June 1778 (783 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 17 June 1778 also known as the Fight of Belle Poule and Arethusa was a minor naval action that took place off the coast of France between
North Channel Naval Duel (2,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Navy sloop of war Drake (Captain George Burdon) on the evening of 24 April 1778. Fought in the North Channel, separating Ireland from Scotland, it was the
Sophie Blanchard (3,489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sophie Blanchard (25 March 1778 – 6 July 1819), commonly referred to as Madame Blanchard and is also known by many combinations of her maiden and married
Tehran Province (1,949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gained importance when Tehran was claimed the capital by the Qajar dynasty in 1778. Today, Tehran, with a population of 8 million, is ranked amongst the 40
Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg PC FRS (26 October 1778 – 23 April 1866) was a Scottish politician and colonial administrator. Grant was born in Kidderpore
Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow (1,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lawyer and Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1765 to 1778 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Thurlow. He served as Lord High
Charles F. Mercer (662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Fenton Mercer (June 16, 1778 – May 4, 1858) was a nineteenth-century politician, U.S. Congressman, and lawyer from Loudoun County, Virginia. The
Forty Fort, Pennsylvania (1,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Revolutionary War, British forces arrived in the Wyoming Valley on June 30, 1778. The next day, Colonel Butler sent a surrender demand to the militia at Fort
Arctic lemming (704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae Subfamily: Arvicolinae Genus: Dicrostonyx Species: D. torquatus Binomial name Dicrostonyx torquatus (Pallas, 1778)
Marie Thérèse of France (4,466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie-Thérèse Charlotte of France (19 December 1778 – 19 October 1851), Madame Royale, was the eldest child of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, and the
Pluckemin Continental Artillery Cantonment Site (2,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Continental Army's artillery winter cantonment during the winter of 1778–79. It was nestled on the western side of the Second Watchung Mountain just
North Carolina General Assembly of 1778 (1,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 1778 met in three sessions in three locations in the years 1778 and 1779. The first session was held in New Bern from April 14 to May 2, 1778; the
Saliha Sultan (daughter of Ahmed III) (553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Saliha Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: صالحہ سلطان‎; 21 March 1715 – 11 October 1778) was an Ottoman princess, the daughter of Sultan Ahmed III (r. 1703–30),
John Paul Jones (5,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1917), Paul Jones: His Exploits in English Seas during 1778–80, retrieved 2009-03-06 Adams, John (1778), autobiography part 2, 'Travels, and Negotiations'
Adams, Massachusetts (2,453 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
township of East Hoosac at auction in 1762 from the state for £3,200. In 1778, the town was officially incorporated as Adams, named in honor of Samuel
Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Baptiste Sylvère Gay, 1st Viscount of Martignac (20 June 1778  – 3 April 1832) was a moderate royalist French statesman during the Bourbon Restoration
Wesley's Chapel (1,505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of about 440. The chapel, in the St Luke's area of Middlesex, opened in 1778 to replace John Wesley's earlier London chapel, the Foundery, where he first
Kingdom of Vientiane (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Kingdom of Lan Xang. The kingdom was a Burmese vassal from 1765 to 1778. It then became a Siamese vassal until 1828 when it was annexed by Siam.
John Mathews (lawyer) (397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Charleston, South Carolina. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1781 where he endorsed the Articles of Confederation on behalf of South
HMS Endeavour (8,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was finally scuttled in a blockade of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island in 1778. The wreck has not been precisely located but is thought to be one of a cluster
Roland (Piccinni) (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando). The opera was first performed on 27 January 1778 by the Académie Royale de Musique (Paris Opera) at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal
George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (1692/3?, probably at Inverugie Castle – 1778, Potsdam) was a Scottish and Prussian army officer and diplomat. Jacobite
Abd al-Rahman of Morocco (848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Abd al-Rahman I Moulay Abd al-Rahman ibn Hisham (Marrakesh, 1778 – Meknes, 28 August 1859) (Arabic: عبد الرحمان‎) was the sultan of Morocco
Joseph Knight (horticulturist) (516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Joseph Knight (7 October 1778 – 20 July 1855), gardener to George Hibbert, was one of the first people in England to successfully propagate Proteaceae
Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga (2,579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
series of battles between American revolutionaries and British forces, from 1778 to 1782 during the American Revolutionary War. It is characterized by two
1846 in France (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(born 1778) 16 August - Sylvain Charles Valée, Marshal of France (born 1773) 22 December - Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent, naturalist (born 1778) Thérèse
Siege of Boonesborough (2,337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Siege of Boonesborough took place in September 1778 during the American Revolutionary War. The attack on the Kentucky settlement of Boonesborough was
Rural Municipality of Mayfield No. 406 (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Glenburn Regional Park is the original site of the Eagle Hills Post, built in 1778 — Mayfield No. 406 Lat 52° 34' 28" N Long 107° 51' 08" W Time zone (est)
HMS Victory (5,822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commissioned (put on active duty) in March 1778 under Captain John Lindsay. He held that position until May 1778, when Admiral Augustus Keppel made her his
Jabez Delano Hammond (366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jabez Delano Hammond (August 2, 1778 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts – August 18, 1855 in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York) was an
Safiye Sultan (daughter of Mustafa II) (458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Safiye Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: صفیہ سلطان‎; 13 December 1696 – 15 May 1778) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Mustafa II (reign 1695–1703),
Long-tailed ground squirrel (399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Urocitellus Species: U. undulatus Binomial name Urocitellus undulatus (Pallas, 1778) Synonyms Arctomys altaicus Citellus eversmanni Citellus undulatus Spermophilus
Tolai hare (520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Lagomorpha Family: Leporidae Genus: Lepus Species: L. tolai Binomial name Lepus tolai Pallas, 1778 Tolai hare range
Dolomite (rock) (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
geologist to distinguish dolomite rock from limestone was Belsazar Hacquet in 1778. As with limestone caves, natural caves and solution tubes can form in dolomite
Evaristo Pérez de Castro (44 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Evaristo Pérez de Castro y Colomera (Valladolid, ca. 1778 – Madrid, 28 November 1848) was a Spanish politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister
Western theater of the American Revolutionary War (3,775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
because American Indians simply bypassed the forts during their raids. In 1778, the Americans decided that offensive operations were necessary to secure
British Army during the American Revolutionary War (8,478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
impressment was also introduced in England and Scotland to bolster recruitment in 1778, however the practice proved too unpopular and was proscribed again in 1780
John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland KG (4 January 1778 – 20 January 1857), styled Lord Roos from 1778 until 1779 and Marquess of Granby from 1779 until
Little ground squirrel (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Spermophilus Species: S. pygmaeus Binomial name Spermophilus pygmaeus (Pallas, 1778)
Godert van der Capellen (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Godert Alexander Gerard Philip, Baron van der Capellen (December 15, 1778 – April 10, 1848) was a Dutch statesman from Utrecht. Born in Utrecht, Netherlands
Ungava collared lemming (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arvicolinae Genus: Dicrostonyx Species: D. hudsonius Binomial name Dicrostonyx hudsonius (Pallas, 1778) Distribution map of the Ungava collared lemming
1778 in art (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Events from the year 1778 in art. December – The artistic cargo of the British ship Westmorland, seized by the French, is acquired by Spanish interests
Richard Skinner (American politician) (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Richard Skinner (May 30, 1778 – May 23, 1833) was an American politician, attorney, and jurist who served as the ninth Governor of Vermont. Skinner was
Middlebrook encampment (984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New Jersey (between Martinsville and Bound Brook) in 1777 and again in 1778–79. The site includes part of the ridge of the First Watchung Mountain. Its
Humphry Davy (8,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet PRS MRIA FGS FRS (17 December 1778 – 29 May 1829) was a Cornish chemist and inventor, who is best remembered today for isolating
John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton (2,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton, GCB, GCMG, GCH, PC (Ire) (16 February 1778 – 17 April 1863) was a British Army officer and colonial governor. After
Seal of New York (420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The state seal of New York features the state arms (officially adopted in 1778) surrounded by the words "The Great Seal of the State of New York". A banner
American badger (3,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is a North American badger, somewhat similar in appearance to the European badger, although not closely related. It
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (18,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(UK: /ˈruːsoʊ/, US: /ruːˈsoʊ/; French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy
Convention of 1800 (1,767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
war waged primarily in the Caribbean, and terminated the 1778 Treaty of Alliance. The 1778 Treaty of Alliance between France and the United States agreed
Howard Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania Country United States State Pennsylvania County Centre Settled 1778 Incorporated 1810 Area  • Total 18.92 sq mi (49.00 km2)  • Land 18.00 sq mi
Battle of Ushant (1781) (325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Second Battle of Ushant was a naval battle fought between French and British squadrons near the island of Ushant on 12 December 1781,[citation needed]
1778 in literature (722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1778. c. November – Printing of Nathaniel Brassey Halhed's Grammar of the Bengali
European hare (5,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English idiom mad as a March hare. The European hare was first described in 1778 by German zoologist Peter Simon Pallas. It shares the genus Lepus (Latin
Kosciuszko's Garden (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
overlooking the Hudson River at West Point, New York. First constructed in 1778, it still offers visitors and cadets a place of quiet tranquility during
Watson and the Shark (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
painted three versions. The 1778 version is in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. A second, full-size 1778 replica is now in the Museum of
Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (13 June 1778 – 29 November 1819) was a hereditary prince of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, one of the
Henry Fane (British Army officer) (1,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
General Sir Henry Fane GCB (26 November 1778 – 24 March 1840) commanded brigades under Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington during several battles
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1778 (321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1778 was unanimously adopted on 25 September 2007. Deeply concerned about the humanitarian threat posed by armed
Pierre Laclède (1,067 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre Laclède Liguest or Pierre Laclède (22 November 1729 – 20 June 1778) was a French fur trader who, with his young assistant and stepson Auguste Chouteau
Banat of Temeswar (1,284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between 1718 and 1778. It was located in the present day region of Banat, which was named after this province. The province was abolished in 1778 and incorporated
Louis Victor, Prince of Carignano (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Victor of Savoy, 4th Prince of Carignano (25 September 1721 – 16 December 1778) headed a cadet branch of the Italian dynasty which reigned over the Kingdom
Russet ground squirrel (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spermophilus Species: S. major Binomial name Spermophilus major (Pallas, 1778) Synonyms S. argyropuloi (Bazhanov, 1947) S. rufescens (Keyserling and Blasius
William Herbert (botanist) (1,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Hon. William Herbert (12 January 1778 – 28 May 1847) was a British botanist, botanical illustrator, poet, and clergyman. He served as a member of parliament
Río Bueno, Chile (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Country Chile Region Los Ríos Province Ranco Founded as Río Bueno Founded 1778 Government  • Type Municipality  • Alcalde Luis Reyes Alvarez (UDI) Area
Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire. Since 1778, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Caernarvonshire
Caucasian squirrel (862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
south-western Asia. The species is usually said to have first been described in 1778 by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in the 13th edition of Systema Naturae, and named
Battle of Grenada (1,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as an American ally in early 1778, French Admiral the Comte D'Estaing arrived in the West Indies in early December 1778 in command of a fleet consisting
Jasper Nicolls (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant General Sir Jasper Nicolls KCB (15 July 1778 – 4 May 1849) was Commander-in-Chief, India. Born at East Farleigh in Kent and educated at a private
Ralph Tatham (62 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dr Ralph Tatham (bap. 1778–1857) was an English academic and churchman. He graduated at the University of Cambridge in 1803. He became Master of St John's
Butler's Rangers (1,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to prevent — the Wyoming Valley massacre of July 1778 and the Cherry Valley massacre of November 1778 of European settlers (including some Loyalists) by
National Museum of Indonesia (2,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as well as quite extensive collections of Asian ceramics. On April 24, 1778, a group of Dutch intellectuals established a scientific institution under
Juan de Balmaseda y Censano Beltrán (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Balmaseda y Censano Beltrán (April 16, 1702, Galilea, La Rioja – May 30, 1778), interim Royal Governor of Chile. Son of Pedro de Balmaceda and Angela Zenzano;
Jehovah (9,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gill 1778, pp. 548–560 Gill 1778, p. 462 Gill 1778, pp. 461–462 Gill 1778, p. 501 Gill 1778, pp. 512–516 Gill 1778, p. 522 Gill 1778, p. 531 Gill 1778, pp
Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (3,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Lancaster on October 1. The Council returned to Philadelphia June 26, 1778. The Council was replaced by a single governor on December 21, 1790. Seven
Irène (tragedy) (1,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
penultimate play. It was written in 1776-1777 and premiered in Paris on March 16, 1778. Recent scholarship has suggested that the original inspiration for the story
Continental Navy (3,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unsuccessful attempts to break through the blockade of Chesapeake Bay. On March 31, 1778, in another attempt, she ran aground near Hampton Roads, where her captain
Battle off Barbados (691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle off Barbados was fought in March 1778 during the American Revolutionary War. While escorting a fleet of American ships in the West Indies, the
Santo Stefano degli Ungheresi (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Rome. Located next to the Vatican, the old church was pulled down in 1778, to make room for an extension of St. Peter's Basilica. The church of Santo
Lexington, Virginia (2,241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1778. Lexington is the location of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and of Washington and Lee University (W&L). Lexington was named in 1778. It
Laura Bassi (1,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (October 1711 – 20 February 1778) was an Italian physicist and academic. She received a doctoral degree in Philosophy from the
7th North Carolina Regiment (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
10th North Carolina Regiments, the 7th Regiment was disbanded on 1 June 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The rank and file were consolidated with the
Trochus (5,745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Costa, 1778: synonym of Calliostoma granulatum (Born, 1778) Trochus papillosus da Costa, 1778: synonym of Calliostoma granulatum (Born, 1778) Trochus
Kaumualii (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kaumualiʻi (c. 1778–May 26, 1824) was the last independent aliʻi nui (supreme ruler of the island) of Kauaʻi and Niʻihau before becoming a vassal of Kamehameha
Pennsylvania in the American Revolution (4,498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philadelphia on May 18, 1778 Battle of Barren Hill (May 20, 1778) Carlisle Peace Commission (1778) The Big Runaway (June and July 1778) Wyoming Valley battle
Equatorial Guinea (10,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the beginning, and it would be centuries before attempts restarted. In 1778, Queen Maria I of Portugal and King Charles III of Spain signed the Treaty
José de la Mar (633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
José Domingo de la Merced de la Mar y Cortázar (May 12, 1778 – October 11, 1830) was a Spanish and Ecuadoran military leader and politician who served
Thomas Brown (philosopher) (1,841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Thomas Brown FRSE (9 January 1778 – 2 April 1820) was a Scottish philosopher and poet. Brown was born at Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbrightshire, the son of Rev
Carlo, Duke of Calabria (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sicily (Italian: Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe; 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778) was Duke of Calabria as heir to Naples and Sicily. Born at the Caserta Palace
John Walton (Continental Congress) (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
elected to the Continental Congress in 1778. He signed the Articles of Confederation on behalf of Georgia on July 24, 1778. He held the office of surveyor of
Carlo, Duke of Calabria (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sicily (Italian: Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe; 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778) was Duke of Calabria as heir to Naples and Sicily. Born at the Caserta Palace
Charles Stewart (1778–1869) (1,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Charles Stewart (28 July 1778 – 6 November 1869) was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a number of US Navy ships, including USS Constitution
Hugh Palliser (2,663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
third-in-command of the Channel Fleet at the inconclusive Battle of Ushant in July 1778; the dispute led to Palliser being court-martialled, although he was subsequently
Grey's raid (2,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in September 1778 as part of British operations in the American Revolutionary War. The raid was one of the first in a series between 1778 and 1781 executed
Equatorial Guinea (10,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the beginning, and it would be centuries before attempts restarted. In 1778, Queen Maria I of Portugal and King Charles III of Spain signed the Treaty
Earl of Kintore (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earldom and Lordship became dormant, as no-one could prove a claim to them. In 1778, it was decided that the Earldom, Lordship and Chieftaincy of Clan should
List of Continental Army units (1777–1784) (5,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
underwent a general reorganization on three important occasions. On 27 May 1778 Congress reduced the quota of infantry regiments in the state lines to 80
Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, PC (17 May 1718 – 16 May 1778), known before 1721 as Lord Darcy and Conyers, was a British diplomat and politician
Martinsburg, West Virginia (3,470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by an act of the Virginia General Assembly that was adopted in December 1778 during the American Revolutionary War. Founder Major General Adam Stephen
Royal Jubilee Commemorative Medals (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oldest is the medal awarded to the godparents of Crown Prince Gustav Adolf in 1778. The majority of these medals celebrate birthdays, jubilees, coronations
Claverack, New York (1,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
area and was known as the Lower Manor of Rensselaer. The town was formed in 1778 from the older District of Claverack. In 1782, the town lost some of its
Greater hedgehog tenrec (213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Froriep, 1806) Species: S. setosus Binomial name Setifer setosus (Schreber, 1778) Greater hedgehog tenrec range Synonyms Dasogale fontoynonti Grandidier,
9th North Carolina Regiment (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brandywine and Battle of Germantown. The regiment was disbanded, on 1 June 1778, at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. The 9th North Carolina Regiment was one of
Treaty of Fort Pitt (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Treaty, or the Fourth Treaty of Pittsburgh, was signed on September 17, 1778, and was the first written treaty between the new United States of America
Robert Howe (Continental Army officer) (7,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conflict with political and military leaders in Georgia and South Carolina. In 1778, he fought a duel with Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina which was spurred
8th North Carolina Regiment (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commanded by Colonel James Armstrong. The regiment was disbanded on 1 June 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Known officers of the 8th North Carolina Regiment
John Williams (Continental Congress) (441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Revolutionary War, Williams was a colonel in the North Carolina militia. In 1777 and 1778, he was a member of the North Carolina House of Commons and served as Speaker
Wilhelmina Krafft (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maria Wilhelmina Krafft (married name Noreaus, 1778–1828) was a Swedish painter and portrait miniaturist. She was the daughter of the painter Per Krafft
Hyacinthe-Louis de Quélen (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyacinthe-Louis De Quelen (8 October 1778 – 31 December 1839) was an Archbishop of Paris. De Quélen was born in Paris, in the Levieux sire de Quélen noble
Sahle Dengel (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sahle Dengel (1778 – 11 February 1855) was nəgusä nägäst of Ethiopia intermittently between 1832 and 11 February 1855, towards the end of the Zemene Mesafint
George Rogers Clark (6,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
much of the war. He is best known for his celebrated captures of Kaskaskia (1778) and Vincennes (1779) during the Illinois Campaign, which greatly weakened
Action of 18 October 1782 (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 18 October 1782 was a minor naval engagement of the Anglo-French War, in which the French 74-gun ship of the line Scipion, accompanied by
List of Speakers of the Vermont House of Representatives (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1791 as the fourteenth state, but its House of Representatives dates from 1778, when the Vermont Republic was created. Vermont had a unicameral legislature
Action of 20 October 1778 (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 20 October 1778 was an inconclusive engagement between French ship-of-the-line Triton and British ship-of-the-line Jupiter with a frigate
William Wilkins (architect) (1,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Wilkins RA (31 August 1778 – 31 August 1839) was an English architect, classical scholar and archaeologist. He designed the National Gallery and
List of frigate classes of the Royal Navy (10,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
taken by France 1781 HMS Actaeon 1778 - hulked 1793 HMS Janus 1778 - troopship 1789, wrecked 1800 HMS Charon (I) 1778 - sunk 1781 HMS Dolphin 1781 - hospital
George Dundas (Royal Navy officer) (2,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Rear Admiral George Heneage Lawrence Dundas CB (8 September 1778 – 7 October 1834) was a senior officer in the Royal Navy. As a junior officer he came
Edward Pakenham (1,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Major General Sir Edward Michael Pakenham, GCB (19 March 1778 – 8 January 1815), was a British Army officer and politician. He was the son of The Baron
David Willson (Quaker) (3,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
David Willson (1778–1866) was a religious and political leader who founded the Quaker sect known as, 'The Children of Peace' or 'Davidites,' based at Sharon
Frederick Haldimand (1,719 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
America during the Seven Years' War and the American Revolutionary War. From 1778 to 1786, he served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, during which time
HMS Medea (1778) (973 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
first commissioned in May 1778 under the command of Captain William Cornwallis. She was sold for breaking up in 1805. In July 1778, Medea started to cruise
Battle of Alligator Creek Bridge (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Alligator Bridge took place on June 30, 1778, and was the only major engagement in an unsuccessful campaign to conquer British East Florida
John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (3,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with insufficient ships being ready for the outbreak of war with France in 1778. In 1775, Sandwich spoke vociferously in opposition to a plan for British
Henry Phillpotts (3,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Phillpotts (6 May 1778 – 18 September 1869), often called "Henry of Exeter", was the Anglican Bishop of Exeter from 1830 to 1869. One of England's
Carl Ludvig Engel (672 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Ludvig Engel, or Johann Carl Ludwig Engel (3 July 1778 – 14 May 1840), was a German architect most noted work can be found in Helsinki, which he helped
Wadhwan State (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
– 1765 Sabalsinhji Arjansinhji II (d. 1765) 1765 – 1778 Chandrasinhji Sabalsinhji (d. 1778) 1778 – 1807 Prithirajji Chandrasinhji (d. 1807) 1807 – 1827
Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Belzoni (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni batˈtista belˈtsoːni]; 5 November 1778 – 3 December 1823), sometimes known as The Great Belzoni, was a prolific
José Eusebio Colombres (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
José Eusebio Colombres (16 December 1778 – 11 February 1859) was an Argentine statesman and bishop. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán
List of sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of the sonatas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For the complete list of compositions, see List of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This
John Arbuthnott, 8th Viscount of Arbuthnott (411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Arbuthnott, 8th Viscount of Arbuthnott DL FRSE (16 January 1778 – 10 January 1860) was a Scottish peer and soldier. Known as "the rich Lord" he built
Joseph Reed (politician) (1,654 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Congress. In 1778, Reed was one of the five delegates from Pennsylvania to sign the Articles of Confederation. On December 1, 1778, he was elected
Capture of Montserrat (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Capture of Montserrat was accomplished by a French naval expedition that seized the island of Montserrat from the British on 22 February 1782 during
Symphony No. 31 (Mozart) (787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
composed in 1778 during Mozart's unsuccessful job-hunting sojourn in Paris. The composer was then 22 years old. The premiere took place on 12 June 1778 in a
Plémet (80 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
48°10′40″N 2°35′37″W / 48.1778°N 2.5936°W / 48.1778; -2.5936Coordinates: 48°10′40″N 2°35′37″W / 48.1778°N 2.5936°W / 48.1778; -2.5936 Country France
North ministry (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bathurst 23 January 1771 (1771-01-23) 3 June 1778 (1778-06-03) Tory   The Lord Thurlow 3 June 1778 (1778-06-03) 7 April 1783 (1783-04-07) Tory Lord President
Beau Brummell (3,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 July 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England and for many years the arbiter of men's fashion. At
James Murray (British Army officer, born 1721) (1,328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
governor of the Province of Quebec and later as Governor of Minorca from 1778 to 1782. His term in Quebec was notably successful, and marked with excellent
Princess Christine of Hesse-Rotenburg (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg (Christine Henriette; 21 November 1717 – 1 September 1778) was a princess of the German dynasty of Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg. She was
James Hakewill (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Hakewill (1778–1843) was an English architect, best known for his illustrated publications. The second son of John Hakewill, he was brought up as
James Hakewill (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
James Hakewill (1778–1843) was an English architect, best known for his illustrated publications. The second son of John Hakewill, he was brought up as
Beau Brummell (3,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 July 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England and for many years the arbiter of men's fashion. At
Daniel Horsmanden (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Horsmanden (June 4, 1691 – 28 September 1778) was a chief justice of the supreme court in the Province of New York and member of the governor's
Wesleyan Methodist Magazine (292 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wesleyan Methodist Magazine was a monthly Methodist magazine published between 1778 and 1969. Founded by John Wesley as the Arminian Magazine, it was retitled
King penguin (3,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Historia Aptenodytae: Generis Avium Orbi Australi Propri", Commentationes Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Gottingensis (1778), Vol.III, 1781, pp.211-148.
Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Johann Ernst Karl, Count 1778–90 (1714-1790), second surviving son of Ludwig Heinrich, inherited elder brother's territories 1778 Volrath Franz Karl Ludwig
Nighthawk (345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
members of the genus Chordeiles and related genera was first recorded in 1778. Nighthawks are medium-sized birds with long wings, short legs, and very
Melitaea didyma (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Nymphalidae Genus: Melitaea Species: M. didyma Binomial name Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778) Subspecies See text
Irish Volunteers (18th century) (5,513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Volunteers) were local militias raised by local initiative in Ireland in 1778. Their original purpose was to guard against invasion and to preserve law
Titus Hosmer (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1778, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. Titus was born in West Hartford
George IX of Imereti (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George IX (Georgian: გიორგი IX; sometimes known as George VII) (1718–1778), of the Bagrationi Dynasty, was King of Imereti in 1741. The third son of George
Brázdim (46 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were 648 inhabitants. The first written notice about village is from year 1778. Media related to Brázdim at Wikimedia Commons Village website (in Czech)
The Captive (painting) (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
National Gallery of Canada. Sterne's Captive, first exhibited by the artist in 1778, is a similar painting by Wright in the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. The
John Hastings (Ohio) (134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Hastings (1778 – December 8, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Ireland in 1778, Hastings engaged in agricultural pursuits, while
Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven PC (1714 – 12 August 1778), styled Lord Willoughby de Eresby from 1715 to 1723 and Marquess of Lindsey
Enterprise-class frigate (1,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
using foreign oak. A second batch of fifteen ships were ordered in 1776 to 1778 to meet the exigencies of the North American situation, and a final group
List of Justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court (436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of Associate Justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court from 1747 to the present. The Justices are listed under the term of the Chief Justice
Houghs Neck (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which can be walked to at low tide. Raccoon Island covers .3 sq. miles. In 1778, founding father John Adams left for a diplomatic mission to France from
Outdoor literature (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
example of which was Thomas West's guide to the Lake District published in 1778. The genres can include activities such as exploration, survival, sailing
HMS Pomona (1778) (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
frigate of the Royal Navy. The Pomona was first commissioned in September 1778 under the command of Captain William Waldegrave. On 17 October 1779, Pomona
List of years in Canada (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1768 - 1769 1770s: 1770 - 1771 - 1772 - 1773 - 1774 - 1775 - 1776 - 1777 - 1778 - 1779 1780s: 1780 - 1781 - 1782 - 1783 - 1784 - 1785 - 1786 - 1787 - 1788
José de San Martín (9,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras (25 February 1778 – 17 August 1850), known simply as José de San Martín (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse ðe san maɾˈtin]
Action of 2 September 1781 (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1796). Relation des combats et des évènements de la guerre maritime de 1778 entre la France et l'Angleterre mêlée de réflexions sur les manoeuvres des
American Revolution (19,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alliance in early 1778; France thus became the first foreign nation to officially recognize the Declaration of Independence. On February 6, 1778, the United
1775–1782 North American smallpox epidemic (2,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
likewise contracted smallpox and died. In the South, it reached Texas, and from 1778–1779, New Orleans was especially hard hit due to its densely populated urban
Joseph Lancaster (2,367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Lancaster (1778–1838) was an English Quaker and public education innovator. He originated the saying "a place for everything and everything in its
Kalākua Kaheiheimālie (715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kalākua Kaheiheimālie, later known as Hoapili Wahine (c. 1778–1842) was a member of Hawaiian royalty who was one of the Queen consorts at the founding
Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(German: Herzog Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin; 6 August 1725 – 12 September 1778) was heir to the Dukedom of Mecklenburg-Schwerin from 1756 to his death.
Weliwita Sri Saranankara Thero (2,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Weliwita Sri Saranankara Thero (19 June 1698 – 18 July 1778) was a Buddhist monk, who was the last Sangharaja of Sri Lanka. He was the pioneer in the revival
Ludwig Carl Christian Koch (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reputation as "Spider Koch". Sometimes confused with his father Carl Ludwig Koch (1778–1857), another famous arachnologist, his name is abbreviated L.Koch on species
Tea Act (1,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Independence in April 1775. Parliament passed the Taxation of Colonies Act 1778, which repealed a number of taxes (including the tea tax that underlaid this
Lewis Weston Dillwyn (527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lewis Weston Dillwyn, FRS (21 August 1778 – 31 August 1855) was a British porcelain manufacturer, naturalist and Whig Member of Parliament (MP). He was
HMS Resource (1778) (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Royal Navy. She was launched in 1778 and sold for breaking up in 1816. Resource was first commissioned in July 1778 under the command of Captain Patrick
Teodoro Sánchez de Bustamante (410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Teodoro Sánchez de Bustamante (10 January 1778–1 May 1851) was an Argentine statesman, lawyer and soldier. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán
Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania Country United States State Pennsylvania County Northumberland Settled 1778 Incorporated 1852 Government  • Type Board of Supervisors Area  • Total 17
Princess Royal (1778 sloop) (2,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1789 as being a sloop of 60 tons (bm), surveyed in Leith, Scotland in 1778 and resurveyed in 1786; Class A1, Copper sheathed, single deck with beams;
Matthew Raper (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matthew Raper (1705–1778) was a British astronomer, mathematician, and scholar in various fields. He published papers on diverse subjects, including ancient
Washington's aides-de-camp (3,739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
some replacing predecessors who had been transferred. Finally, in January 1778, Congress granted the commander-in-chief the power to appoint headquarters
HMS Somerset (1748) (1,713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Years' War and the American Revolutionary War. She was wrecked in a storm in 1778 when she ran aground off of Provincetown, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. HMS
Miquon, Pennsylvania (435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Road, and the Schuylkill River. During the Revolutionary War, the May 20, 1778 Battle of Barren Hill began just east of the area. The Marquis de Lafayette
William Gaston (941 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William J. Gaston (September 19, 1778 – January 23, 1844) was a jurist and United States Representative from North Carolina. Gaston is the author of the
Tailless tenrec (394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tenrecidae Subfamily: Tenrecinae Genus: Tenrec Lacépède, 1799 Species: T. ecaudatus Binomial name Tenrec ecaudatus (Schreber, 1778) Tailless tenrec range
John Houstoun (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Second Continental Congress in 1775. He was the Governor of Georgia, in 1778, and again in 1784–1785. John was born to aristocratic Scots immigrants in
1st Rhode Island Regiment (3,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 23, 1778. Rhode Island was having difficulties recruiting enough white men to meet the troop quotas set by the Continental Congress in 1778, so the
The Funeral Games of Patroclus (116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Funeral Games of Patroclus is a 1778 oil on canvas by Jacques-Louis David. It shows the funeral games for Patroclus during Trojan War, with his body
Heugleville-sur-Scie (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
northern France. The poet and fabulist Désiré-François Le Filleul Des Guerrots (1778–1857) was born in the village. A forestry and farming village situated by
Guamo language (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
José dialects of Guamo. Guama is primarily attested in a word list from 1778. The list has been reproduced below, with the original Spanish orthography
Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (6,525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a French naturalist, officer and politician. He was born on July 6, 1778 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and died on December 22, 1846 in Paris. Biologist
John Kerr (US politician) (59 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Kerr (1778-1823) was an Irish-born mayor of Columbus, Ohio in the United States. He was the second mayor of the capital city and served Columbus for
Cornelis Vollenhoven (15 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornelis Vollenhoven (3 February 1778, Amsterdam – 14 November 1849, The Hague) was a Dutch politician.
Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (6,525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a French naturalist, officer and politician. He was born on July 6, 1778 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and died on December 22, 1846 in Paris. Biologist
List of corvette and sloop classes of the Royal Navy (5,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cormorant (1776) Zebra (1777) Cameleon (1777) Fairy (1778) Nymph (1778) Savage (1778) Fury (1779) Delight (1778) Thorn (1779) Bonetta (1779) Shark (1779) Alligator (1780)
Antonio Salieri (7,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hoped to save a considerable amount of money in the process. Beginning in 1778 the Emperor wished to have new works, in German, composed by his own subjects
Augustus Toplady (2,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Augustus Montague Toplady /ˈtɒpləˌdiː/ (4 November 1740 – 11 August 1778) was an Anglican cleric and hymn writer. He was a major Calvinist opponent of
William Falconer (bishop) (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(1707–1784) was a Scottish clergyman who served as the Bishop of Moray (1742–1778), Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church (1762–1782) and Bishop of Edinburgh
Battle of Fort Royal (756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Fort Royal was a naval battle fought off Fort Royal, Martinique in the West Indies during the Anglo-French War on 29 April 1781, between
Ulaanbaatar (8,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
permanently at its present location, the junction of the Tuul and Selbe rivers, in 1778. Before then, it changed location 28 times, each new location being chosen
French frigate Résolue (1778) (946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Léon-Michel Guignace Laid down: April 1777 as No. 1 Launched: 16 March 1778 In service: April 1778 Captured: 14 October 1798 Great Britain Name: Resolue Acquired:
Rob Donn (344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rob Donn (Brown-haired Rob) (1714 - 1778) was a Scottish Gaelic poet from Sutherland. It is generally assumed that his name was Robert MacKay (MacAoidh)
John Cradock (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Cradock (alias Craddock) (c. 1708 - 10 December 1778) was an English churchman, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin from 1772. Born at Donington
Beaurieux, Nord (43 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
50°10′40″N 4°07′40″E / 50.1778°N 4.1278°E / 50.1778; 4.1278Coordinates: 50°10′40″N 4°07′40″E / 50.1778°N 4.1278°E / 50.1778; 4.1278 Country France Region
Álvaro XI of Kongo (122 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Álvaro XI (died 1779) was ruler of the Kingdom of Kongo (1764–1779) from the Kinlaza house. He overthrew the rule of first Pedro V, who had refused to
Daniel Wilson (bishop) (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Daniel Wilson (2 July 1778 – 2 January 1858) was an English Bishop of Calcutta. Born in Spitalfields, London, Wilson was educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Capture of Saint Vincent (2,093 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as an American ally in early 1778, French Admiral the Comte d'Estaing arrived in the West Indies in early December 1778 in command of a fleet consisting
Charles de Salaberry (1,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (November 19, 1778 – February 27, 1829) was a French Canadian military officer of the seigneurial
Action of 6 December 1782 (360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 6 December 1782 was an action primarily fought between HMS Ruby and the French ship Solitaire off the coast of Martinique.  Ruby easily defeated
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (11,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, PC, FRS (15 November 1708 – 11 May 1778) was a British statesman of the Whig group who served as Prime Minister of Great
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mérida in Venezuela (557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Santa Lucía, in Timotes town, Miranda, Mérida municipality. On 16 February 1778 Pope Pius VI established the Diocese of Mérida, on territories split off
British Legion (American Revolution) (1,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
consisted of infantry or cavalry alone. This unit was raised in New York in July 1778 by Sir Henry Clinton in order to merge several small Loyalist units into
Roxbury, Pennsylvania (79 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania. Route 641 and Route 997 meet there. Roxbury was laid out about 1778. A post office called Roxbury has been in operation since 1822. "Roxbury"
Messier 55 (514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to allow for easy observation. He finally observed and catalogued it in 1778. The cluster can be seen with a pair of 50 mm binoculars, although resolving
Maryland and Virginia Rifle Regiment (6,711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Army and participated in the army's major engagements of late 1776 through 1778. Select members of the regiment were also attached to Col. Daniel Morgan's
Nova Scotia in the American Revolution (4,630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Halifax to Boston on the Swift in September 1778. The Cartel Silver Eel took prisoners to Boston in October 1778. 1779, Maugerville was raided again by Maliseets
Schleswig Regiment of Foot (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
infantry battalion. The Slesvig Regiment of Foot can trace its history back to 1778 when it was raised from personnel from existing Regiments. Until 1842 it
Carl Bernhard von Trinius (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Bernhard von Trinius (6 March 1778, Eisleben – 12 March 1844, St. Petersburg) was a German-born botanist and physician. He studied medicine at several
William Colman (159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1750; and B.D. in 1761. He was appointed Fellow in 1759; and Master in 1778. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1779 to 1780;
Capture of Demerara and Essequibo (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The capture of Demerara and Essequibo was a French military expedition carried out in January 1782 as part of the Anglo-French War. In 1781, Admiral Lord
List of British units in the American Revolutionary War (2,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
merged into the Guides and Pioneers in 1778), (pioneers, another name for military construction engineers) (1777-1778) British Legion (placed on American
Map-winged swift (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
family Hepialidae. The species was first described by Charles De Geer in 1778. It has a patchy distribution throughout Eurasia. It was previously placed
Lord William Campbell (504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lord William Campbell (11 July 1730 – 4 September 1778) was from a Scottish family loyal to the British Crown. His father was John Campbell, 4th Duke of
Treaty of El Pardo (1778) (938 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Treaty of El Pardo signed on 11 March 1778 finalised colonial borders between Spain and Portugal in the Río de la Plata region of South America. Portugal
Royal Dutch Mathematical Society (125 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Koninklijk Wiskundig Genootschap in Dutch, abbreviated as KWG) was founded in 1778. Its goal is to promote the development of mathematics, both from a theoretical
Avram Miletić (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the earliest collection of urban lyric poetry in Serbian language between 1778 and 1781. Miletić was born in Kać, Military Frontier, Habsburg Monarchy.
Maurice Suckling (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Maurice Suckling (4 May 1726 – 14 July 1778) was a Royal Navy officer and Comptroller of the Navy who was instrumental in the training of his nephew
HMS Concorde (1783) (2,660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
American War of Independence, and reached Martinique on 17 August 1778. On 28 August 1778 she came up on the 32-gun HMS Minerva, under Captain John Stott
Invasion of Tobago (955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Invasion of Tobago was a French invasion of the British-held island of Tobago during the Anglo-French War. On May 24, 1781, the fleet of Comte de Grasse
Action of 11 September 1779 (335 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 11 September 1779 was a minor naval engagement that took place off Charles Town in the War of the American Independence between the French
Continental currency banknotes (233 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Continental Currency: September 26, 1778". coins.nd.edu. Retrieved 2019-09-19. "Continental Currency: April 11, 1778". coins.nd.edu. Retrieved 2019-09-25
Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher (795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Copenhagen he lived on nothing but an advance on his rather low wage and in 1778 he returned starved to his post in Rendsburg. He had however made a good
Madré (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thérèse de Lisieux, Louis Macé, was baptised in the village church on 16 March 1778. Madré is also a unique Spanish name with a deep meaning. The word Madré
Thomas Chittenden (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was the first and third president of the state of Vermont, serving from 1778 to 1789, when Vermont was a largely unrecognized independent state, called
Franz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky (Czech: František Antonín Kolovrat-Libštejnský; 31 January 1778 – 4 April 1861) was Bohemian noble and Austrian statesman from the House
HMS Hinchinbrook (1778) (1,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Hinchinbrook was the French privateer Astrée, which the British captured in 1778 and took into the Royal Navy as a 28-gun sixth-rate frigate. She was Captain
Azim ud-Din II of Sulu (131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sultan Azim ud-Din II (reigned 1763–1764, 1778–1791), was the 21st Sultan of Sulu. He was the son of Sultan Bantilan Muizz ud-Din, and cousin to Sultan
1778 in science (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The year 1778 in science and technology involved some significant events. Lagrange delivers his treatise on cometary perturbations to the Académie française
Lee's Legion (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1st Continental Light Dragoons of the Continental Army. On April 7, 1778, the Legion left the 1st CLDs and became known as Lee's Legion. It included
Henry Brush (1,383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Brush (June 1778 – January 19, 1855) was a lawyer, soldier, legislator and farmer. Henry Brush was born in Dutchess County, New York, the youngest
James Jackson (priest) (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Christianity portal James Edward Jackson (b Hatton Garden 9 December 1778 – d Paris 19 August 1841) was an Anglican priest in the middle of the 19th century
Galvez, Louisiana (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unincorporated community of Prairieville, with which it shares the 70769 ZIP code. In 1778, Loyalists from Canewood, an English settlement on the eastern banks of the
Ashprington (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Painsford (died 1679); John Kelland (died 1711); and Jane Pownoll (died 1778). The parish of Ashprington includes various historic estates including:
Rothman (234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
series Charmed Gertjan Rothman (born 1983), footballer Göran Rothman (1739–1778), naturalist and physician James Rothman (born 1950), American cell biologist
Nicholas Biddle (naval officer) (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Nicholas Biddle (September 10, 1750 – March 7, 1778) was one of the first five captains of the Continental Navy, which was raised by the Continental Congress
Arsenije Loma (488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arsenije Loma (Serbian Cyrillic: Арсеније Лома; 1778–1815) was a Serbian voivode (military commander) in the First and Second Serbian Uprising of the Serbian
Scotch bonnet (sea snail) (3,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
granulatum, and was described by the Austrian naturalist Ignaz von Born in 1778. Born's description is in Latin and reads: "Testa ovata, transversim, obsolete
Puerta de Alcalá (634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
replacing an older, smaller, gate that stood nearby. It was inaugurated in 1778. The Puerta de Alcalá was showered by a burst of cannon shrapnel. The marks
USS Alliance (1778) (5,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cousins, William and James K. Hackett, launched on 28 April 1778, and renamed Alliance on 29 May 1778 by resolution of the Continental Congress. Her first commanding
Isaac Goldsmid (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, 1st Baronet (13 January 1778 – 27 April 1859) was a financier and one of the leading figures in the Jewish emancipation in the
George Bellas Greenough (3,654 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George Bellas Greenough FRS FGS (18 January 1778 – 2 April 1855) was a pioneering English geologist. He is best known as a synthesizer of geology rather
Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greiz; 18 March 1722 – 28 June 1800) was the first Prince Reuss of Greiz from 1778 to 1800. Heinrich XI was born at Greiz, Reuss, youngest child of Count Heinrich
Singu Min (1,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Likewise, he took no action when the Laotian states stopped paying tribute in 1778. The only campaigns were in Manipur, where the Burmese army was forced to
Symphony No. 21 (Michael Haydn) (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Haydn's Symphony No. 21 in D major, Perger 42, Sherman 21, MH 272, written in 1778, is believed to have been written in Salzburg. Scored for 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
Linnaeite (90 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1845 in Västmanland, Sweden, and was named to honor Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778). Linnaeite forms a series with polydymite, Ni+2Ni+32S4. Linnaeite is found
Action of 22 January 1783 (1,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 22 January 1783 was a single ship action fought off the Chesapeake Bay during the American War of Independence. The British frigate Hussar
New Richmond, Ohio (1,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and south of Cincinnati. Present-day New Richmond was surveyed on June 3, 1778, consisting of Robert Beal's 1,000-acre (400 ha) survey No. 847 (purchased
Phillis Wheatley (3,429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wheatleys shortly after the publication of her book. She married in about 1778. Two of her children died as infants. After her husband was imprisoned for
George Washington in the American Revolution (11,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
difficult winter at Valley Forge and the entry of France into the war in 1778, Washington followed the British army as it withdrew from Philadelphia back
Highland Fencible Corps (7,713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who had been appointed colonel, and it was embodied in Glasgow in April, 1778. Of the men, 700 were raised in Argyleshire and other parts of the western
José Basco y Vargas (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
served as the 53rd governor of the Philippines under the Spanish Empire, from 1778 to 1787. He was one of the most economic minded governors-general that served
Boys playing soldiers (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Boys playing soldiers is a 1778-79 tapestry cartoon by Francisco of Goya conceived for the bedroom of the Princes of Asturias in the Royal Palace of El
Action of 5 September 1782 (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 5 September 1782 took place during the American War of Independence between two French Navy frigates, Aigle and Gloire, and a lone British
Izzet Mehmed Pasha (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
served as the Ottoman governor of Aidin (1775), Egypt (1775–78), Sivas (1778–79), Erzurum (1779, 1780–81), Rakka (1779–80), and Belgrade (1783–84). He
5th North Carolina Regiment (633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brigade on July 8, 1777. The regiment was reduced to a cadre on June 1, 1778 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and was assigned to the Southern Department
Robert Mitchell (congressman) (163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Robert Mitchell (1778 – November 13, 1848) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. Mitchell was born in Westmoreland County
La Enseñanza Church (1,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
La Enseñanza Church (The Teaching Church) (1772-1778) is located on 104 Donceles Street in the historic center of Mexico City. The Mexican Churrigueresque
Josias Lyndon (469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Josias Lyndon (March 10, 1704 – March 30, 1778) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, serving for a single one-year
John Parke Custis (1,322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arlington County, Virginia). The couple settled there during the winter of 1778–1779. The terms of Abingdon's purchase were extremely unfavorable to Custis
Piano Sonata No. 8 (Mozart) (366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Amadeus Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310 / 300d, was written in 1778. The sonata is the first of only two Mozart piano sonatas in a minor key
Silas Deane (2,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior, leading them to recall him on December 8, 1777. On February 6, 1778, Deane and the other commissioners signed the Treaties of Amity and Commerce
William Skinner (bishop) (659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Skinner (24 October 1778 – 17 April 1857), was bishop of Aberdeen in the Scottish Episcopal Church. Skinner, second son of John Skinner (1744–1816)
Jean-Thomas Taschereau (1778–1832) (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Jean-Thomas Taschereau (November 26, 1778 – June 14, 1832) was a son of Gabriel-Elzéar Taschereau and Marie-Louise-Élizabeth Bazin. He was a seigneur,
List of 18th-century British periodicals (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Monthly. The Building Magazine (1774–1778) Wesleyan Methodist Magazine (1778–1969). Monthly The Arminian Magazine (1778–1913) The European Magazine, and London
Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (5,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
letter of 3 July 1778, in Abert 2007, p. 507. Mozart's letter of 18 July 1778, in Abert 2007, pp. 498–499. Mozart's letter of 9 July 1778, in Abert 2007
1778 in architecture (136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The year 1778 in architecture involved some significant events. Ivan Starov draws up a radial urban master plan for the Russian city of Yaroslavl. Denton
French frigate Médée (1778) (426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Médée Namesake: Medea Builder: Saint-Malo Laid down: January 1778 Launched: 20 September 1778 In service: February 1779 Captured: 4 August 1800 United Kingdom
Departments of the Continental Army (1,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quarters at Valley Forge. In 1778 this department was the scene of the Monmouth campaign. After Monmouth, on June 28, 1778, major military operations in
Caesar Rodney (2,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
completely exhausted, they elected Rodney as President of Delaware on March 31, 1778. The office did not have the authority of a modern Governor in the United
3rd North Carolina Regiment (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
home to recruit up to strength on 1 June 1778. The rebuilt regiment returned to the main army in late 1778, but it was reduced to a cadre again in April
Frederica naval action (980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurred on April 19, 1778. The state of Georgia had twice attempted, without success, to invade the British colony of East Florida. In 1778 a third attempt
Seal of North Carolina (592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the North Carolina Constitution of 1776, created in its first form in 1778, and largely took on its modern form in 1835. According to a state law passed
Discovery and settlement of Hawaii (2,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
still used to support an estimate of between 800,000 and 1,000,000 people in 1778. The constant population growth theory of Hawaii has scant support from the
Luc, Hautes-Pyrénées (28 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
0°10′40″E / 43.1533°N 0.1778°E / 43.1533; 0.1778Coordinates: 43°09′12″N 0°10′40″E / 43.1533°N 0.1778°E / 43.1533; 0.1778 Country France Region Occitanie