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La Scala (2,118 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
Montreal Gazette (1,701 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
Anglo-French War (1778–1783) (5,914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Britain with their respective allies between 1778 and 1783, concomitant with the American Revolutionary War. In 1778, France signed a treaty of friendship with
American Revolutionary War (27,215 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
Solar eclipse of June 24, 1778 (349 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
Debenhams (3,307 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 Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain, 1760–1779 (8,148 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
Battle of Monmouth (12,519 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
Valley Forge (5,702 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
Spain and the American Revolutionary War (2,909 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
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
Franco-American alliance (2,485 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
Battle of Ushant (1778) (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
d'Ouessant; 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
First Anglo-Maratha War (1,315 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
District of Maine (713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
District of Maine Part of Massachusetts History  •  Established 1778  •  Missouri Compromise: Statehood March 4, 1820 Today part of  Maine
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
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
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
List of Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1778 (187 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
James Hargreaves (821 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
Kittur Chennamma (1,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kittur Chennamma (23 October 1778 – 21 February 1829) was the Rani of Kittur, a former princely state in Karnataka. She led an armed force against the
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
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
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 (873 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
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
List of American Revolutionary War battles (122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1781) Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga (1778–81) Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War (1775–83) Western
Bennington County, Vermont (1,942 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 17 March 1778. Vermont was
Kherson (1,255 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
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
Culper Ring (5,321 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
72nd Regiment, Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders (1,489 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
List of United States militia units in the American Revolutionary War (2,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Company Governor's Foot Guard, 1775 1st Company Governor's Horse Guards,1778 2nd Connecticut Light Horse, 1777 5th Connecticut Light Horse, 1776–79 Backus'
Louis Bonaparte (1,912 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
List of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (6,989 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
Greenbrier County, West Virginia (2,729 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
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
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,
Penal Laws (Ireland) (4,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view 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
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
West Point, New York (1,184 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
Greenbrier County, West Virginia (2,729 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
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Gay-Lussac (/ˌɡeɪləˈsæk/; French: [ʒɔzɛf lwi ɡɛlysak]; 6 December 1778  – 9 May 1850) was a French chemist and physicist. He is known mostly for
Hill, New Hampshire (670 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
Portuguese-speaking African countries (658 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
Shinnston, West Virginia (2,419 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
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 English cricketers (1772–1786) (918 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
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
Washington Shirley, 5th Earl Ferrers (404 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
Thomas Arne (1,218 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, a version
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
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
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
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (2,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pyramus de Candolle also spelled Augustin Pyrame de Candolle (4 February 1778 – 9 September 1841) was a Swiss botanist. René Louiche Desfontaines launched
Joseph Richardson (U.S. 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
Symphony No. 65 (Haydn) (265 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
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (598 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
Anna Maria Mozart (886 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)
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
Hugh Hornby Birley (430 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
Battle of Wyoming (2,829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
raiders that took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778. More than three hundred Patriots were killed in the battle. After the battle
Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (6 July 1778 – 22 December 1846) was a French naturalist. He was born at Agen. As a precocious naturalist, aged 15
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
Rembrandt Peale (2,393 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
Universalist Church of America (1,805 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
Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry (351 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
Gopikabai (1,037 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
Köchel catalogue (1,056 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
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
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
Kittur (284 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
Phillips Academy (5,919 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, Phillips is one of the oldest incorporated secondary schools in the United
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
Carleton's Raid (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conducted in fall 1778 from the Province of Quebec against targets in upstate New York and the Vermont Republic. On October 24, 1778, with snow already
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (2,119 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
Governor of South Carolina (1,541 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
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
Maihar State (387 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 by Rajputs of the Kachwaha clan, who were granted land by the ruler of the
Siege of Charleston (1,519 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
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
List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union (1,948 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
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
Vermont State Treasurer (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2011 StyleThe HonorableTerm lengthTwo years, no term limitInaugural holderIra Allen 1778FormationConstitution of VermontWebsiteState Treasurer's Office
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
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
Louisville, Kentucky (12,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian
List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union (1,948 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
Hudson River Chain (1,647 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
Pennsylvania in the American Revolution (1,373 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1778) Battle of Crooked Billet (May 1, 1778) The Meschianza (May 18, 1778) Battle of Barren Hill (May 20, 1778) Carlisle Peace Commission (1778) The
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
Vermont State Treasurer (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2011 StyleThe HonorableTerm lengthTwo years, no term limitInaugural holderIra Allen 1778FormationConstitution of VermontWebsiteState Treasurer's Office
Dprabak (90 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;
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
France in the American Revolutionary War (3,704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
secretly shipped supplies to the Continental Army. A Treaty of Alliance in 1778 soon followed, which led to shipments of money and matériel to the United
La Scala Theatre Ballet (396 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
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
Philip Livingston (1,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
12, 1778) was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and
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
Timeline of the American Revolution (3,307 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 encampment (November 30 – June 3) 1778–1779 – Major General
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (586 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
Second Continental Congress (1,901 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania State House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from December 1776 to July 1778 various locations, see below Footnotes There were about 50 members of the
Carl Ludwig Koch (283 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
Teylers Museum (1,403 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
Invasion of Dominica (1778) (1,652 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
Cherry Valley massacre (2,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fort and the village of Cherry Valley in eastern New York on November 11, 1778, during the American Revolutionary War. It has been described as one of the
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
Étienne-Gabriel Morelly (507 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"
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
Illinois campaign (5,616 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
Voltaire (16,354 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/; French: [vɔltɛːʁ]), was
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
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
Wilkes County, North Carolina (4,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brown's Ford. The act creating the county became effective on February 15, 1778, and the county celebrates its anniversary as February 15. Wilkes County
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
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (2,590 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
Mary Jefferson Eppes (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Jefferson Eppes (August 1, 1778 – April 17, 1804), known as Polly in childhood and Maria as an adult, was the younger of Thomas Jefferson's two daughters
Battle of Barren Hill (717 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
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
James Kirke Paulding (913 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
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
82nd Regiment of Foot (1777) (95 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
Carlisle Peace Commission (1,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commission was a group of British negotiators who were sent to North America in 1778, during the American War of Independence. The commission carried an offer
Bernardo O'Higgins (3,878 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
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
War of the Bavarian Succession (9,323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Saxon–Prussian alliance fought the War of the Bavarian Succession (3 July 1778 – 21 May 1779) against the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy to prevent the Habsburgs
Robert Emmet (2,634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Emmet (4 March 1778 – 20 September 1803) was an Irish Republican, and Irish nationalist patriot, orator and rebel leader. After leading an abortive
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
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
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
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
Scranton, Pennsylvania (8,831 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
Nathanael Greene (5,616 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
Ugo Foscolo (2,121 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
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
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
Articles of Confederation (8,307 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
List of ambassadors of the United States to France (939 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
Adams, Massachusetts (2,440 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
Capture of St. Lucia (1,390 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
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
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
Esma Sultan (daughter of Abdul Hamid I) (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Esma Sultan (17 July 1778 – 4 June 1848) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Abdul Hamid I, sister of Sultan Mustafa IV and Sultan Mahmud II. She
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
Avdiivka (782 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 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
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
Siege of Savannah (2,214 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
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:
Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1,016 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 youngest son of the future King of France, Charles
Lahetaguse (147 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
Continental Navy (3,157 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
White Oak, Pennsylvania (969 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
White Oak is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a suburb of Pittsburgh. The population was 7,862 at the 2010 census. White
Martinsburg, West Virginia (3,216 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
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
Battle of Chestnut Neck (924 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
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
Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial (932 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
Cape genet (1,150 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
List of Washington's Headquarters during the Revolutionary War (2,885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Washington to Gen. Charles Lee, 22 June 1778 from the National Archives. Gen. Lafayette to Washington, 25 June 1778 from the National Archives. "Englishtown
John Barnardiston (42 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
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
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
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
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Беллинсга́узен, tr. Faddéy Faddéevich Bellinsgáuzen; 20 September [O.S. 9 September] 1778 – 25 January [O.S. 13 January] 1852), a Baltic German naval officer in the
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
Carl Linnaeus (12,084 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
Common vole (763 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Subfamily: Arvicolinae Genus: Microtus Subgenus: Microtus Species: M. arvalis Binomial name Microtus arvalis (Pallas, 1778) Synonyms obscurus (Eversmann, 1841)
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
Imperial County of Reuss (1,014 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
Joseph Marie Terray (1,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Marie Terray (9 December 1715 in Boën – 18 February 1778) was a Controller-General of Finances during the reign of Louis XV of France, an agent
Secretary of State of Vermont (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Secretary of State Picture Term Party 1 Thomas Chandler, Jr. 1778 No party affiliation 2 Joseph Fay 1778–1781 No party affiliation 3 Micah Townshend 1781–1788
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
Mariupol (7,762 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dermanyssus gallinae (1,635 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
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
Charlotte Badger (804 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
Samuel Stevens Jr. (358 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
John Murray (1778–1843) (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Murray (27 November 1778 – 27 June 1843) was a Scottish publisher and member of the John Murray publishing house. The publishing house was founded
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
Hollandoise (811 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
Charlotte Badger (804 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
Dermanyssus gallinae (1,635 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
Thomas Lincoln (4,192 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 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln
John Strachan (2,302 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
The Affair at Little Egg Harbor (499 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
Siege of Cuddalore (809 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
Jackson, New Hampshire (946 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
Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War (7,765 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
Keōpūolani (1,809 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
Marie Thérèse of France (4,435 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
Mariupol (7,762 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
Battle of Jersey (2,495 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
Charles Alexandre Lesueur (834 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. In 1801, he traveled
List of New York state symbols (555 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
Jean-Antoine Houdon (876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subjects included Denis Diderot (1771), Benjamin Franklin (1778-09), Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1778), Voltaire (1781), Molière (1781), George Washington (1785–88)
Grafton, New Hampshire (855 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
Big Runaway (2,815 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
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
West Pittston, Pennsylvania (1,137 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
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,
Charters of Freedom (1,046 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)
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
Gabriel Bibron (300 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
William Creighton Jr. (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Creighton (October 29, 1778 – October 1, 1851) was an attorney, banker and legislator. Creighton was Ohio's first Secretary of State and designer
Eulima (4,727 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
Golden palm civet (578 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
Schoharie Creek (790 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
John Murray (1778–1843) (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
John Murray (27 November 1778 – 27 June 1843) was a Scottish publisher and member of the John Murray publishing house. The publishing house was founded
Crosswicks Creek Site III (198 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
Catherine McAuley (873 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
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
Martha Washington (5,026 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
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
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
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
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 (1,549 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
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
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
Statue of George III, Somerset House (389 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
John Paul Jones (5,694 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'
Dusky pademelon (235 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 (782 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
Fernando Sor (2,876 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fernando Sor (baptized 14 February 1778 – died 10 July 1839) was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions
Arctic lemming (699 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)
Action of 17 June 1778 (782 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
Dusky pademelon (235 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)
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
Arctic lemming (699 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)
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
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,
Battle of Brandywine (3,291 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
Tehran Province (1,957 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
Wesley's Chapel (1,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an average Sunday service attendance of about 440. The chapel opened in 1778 to replace John Wesley's earlier London chapel, the Foundery, where he first
John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton (2,026 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
HMS Alexander (1778) (604 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
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
British Army during the American Revolutionary War (8,477 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
Jabez Delano Hammond (364 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
Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow (915 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 Chancellor
George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (probably at Inverurie Castle, 1692/3? – Potsdam, 1778), was a Scottish and Prussian army officer and diplomat. Jacobite by persuasion
Evaristo Pérez de Castro y Brito (44 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Evaristo Pérez de Castro y Brito (Valladolid, ca. 1778 – Madrid, 28 November 1848) was a Spanish politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister of
List of sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Mannheim, Nov. 8 1777) Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310 (Paris, Summer 1778) Piano Sonata No. 9 in D major, K. 311 (Mannheim, Nov 1777) Piano Sonata
Ungava collared lemming (291 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
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
Little ground squirrel (554 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)
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
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (18,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈruːsoʊ/, US: /ruːˈsoʊ/; French: [ʒɑ̃ˈʒak ʁuˈso]; 28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy
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
HMS Endeavour (8,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Independence and was scuttled in a blockade of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island in 1778. Her wreck has not been precisely located but is thought to be one of a cluster
Monmouth Battlefield State Park (512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in June (or the weekend nearest to 28 June), an annual reenactment of the 1778 American Revolutionary War battle is performed. The battlefield is traversed
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
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
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
Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga (2,581 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
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)
Tolai hare (525 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
Long-tailed ground squirrel (403 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
Massachusetts Provincial Congress (836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
led to a failed proposal for a constitution produced by the Congress in 1778, and then a successful constitutional convention that produced a constitution
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
French frigate Magicienne (1778) (2,270 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 United Kingdom Name: Magicienne
American badger (3,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Subfamily: Taxidiinae Pocock, 1920 Genus: Taxidea Waterhouse, 1839 Species: T. taxus Binomial name Taxidea taxus (Schreber, 1778) American badger range
Sophie Blanchard (3,468 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
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.
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
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
National Museum of Indonesia (2,554 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
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
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
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
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
Russet ground squirrel (562 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
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
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
1778 in art (451 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
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
Charles Stewart (1778–1869) (1,595 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
Evaristo Pérez de Castro y Brito (44 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Evaristo Pérez de Castro y Brito (Valladolid, ca. 1778 – Madrid, 28 November 1848) was a Spanish politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister of
Russet ground squirrel (562 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
Caucasian squirrel (864 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
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
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
Jehovah (9,087 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
Thomas Brown (philosopher) (1,838 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, Wigtownshire, the son of Rev. Samuel
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
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
Butler's Rangers (1,176 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
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
Louis Victor, Prince of Carignano (782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Victor of Savoy (25 September 1721 – 16 December 1778) headed a cadet branch of the Italian dynasty which reigned over the Kingdom of Sardinia, being
Madré (39 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maternal great grandfather of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux, Louis Macé, was baptised in the village church on 16 March 1778. Communes of the Mayenne department
European hare (5,908 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
Claverack, New York (1,181 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
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
Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War (5,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Colonies and pursued peace through subjugation in the Southern Colonies. Before 1778, the southern colonies were largely dominated by Patriot-controlled governments
Greater hedgehog tenrec (208 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,
Political radicalism (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophically, the French political scientist Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) is the principal theoretician proposing "political radicalism" as feasible
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
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;
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
Kaumualii (913 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
Francis Dana (754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Massachusetts. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1777–1778 and 1784. He signed the Articles of Confederation. His wife Elizabeth was
Gordon Riots (2,804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a massive and orderly protest in London against the Papists Act of 1778, which was intended to reduce official discrimination against British Catholics
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
Laura Bassi (1,795 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
Carl Ludvig Engel (737 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 known for his Empire style, a phase of Neoclassicism
Hugh Palliser (2,639 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
Trochus (5,697 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
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
Lewis Weston Dillwyn (515 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
Washington's aides-de-camp (3,402 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
Humphry Davy (8,548 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
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
French frigate Magicienne (1778) (2,270 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 United Kingdom Name: Magicienne
Thomas Chittenden (509 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
Middlebrook encampment (973 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
Ulaanbaatar (8,364 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. Prior to that occasion it changed location twenty-eight times, each new
George Rogers Clark (6,475 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
HMS Medea (1778) (940 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
Jasper Nicolls (778 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
Grey's raid (2,203 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
Safiye Sultan (daughter of Mustafa II) (319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Safiye Sultan (13 December 1696 – 15 May 1778) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Mustafa II (reign 1695 - 1703), and half-sister of Sultans Mahmud
Siege of Boonesborough (2,316 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
GHS Trikarpur (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates12°08′35″N 75°10′40″E / 12.1431°N 75.1778°E / 12.1431; 75.1778Coordinates: 12°08′35″N 75°10′40″E / 12.1431°N 75.1778°E / 12.1431; 75.1778
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
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
Hyacinthe-Louis de Quélen (637 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
Treaty of Fort Pitt (615 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
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
Royal Jubilee Commemorative Medals (227 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
John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (3,633 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. When Britain and France went to war, Sandwich advocated a strategy of concentrating
List of Continental Army units (1777–84) (5,296 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
George Dundas (Royal Navy officer) (2,097 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
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
La Charité-sur-Loire (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
47°10′40″N 3°01′11″E / 47.1778°N 3.0197°E / 47.1778; 3.0197Coordinates: 47°10′40″N 3°01′11″E / 47.1778°N 3.0197°E / 47.1778; 3.0197 Country France Region
Robert Howe (Continental Army officer) (7,139 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
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
Cryptogam (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for classification of all known plants and animals, Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) divided the plant kingdom into 24 classes, one of which was the "Cryptogamia"
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
Battle of Alligator 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
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
List of frigate classes of the Royal Navy (10,661 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
Frederick Haldimand (1,721 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
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
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
Tây Sơn dynasty (1,633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The eldest Tây Sơn brother, Nguyễn Nhạc, proclaimed himself Emperor in 1778. A conflict with the Trịnh thus became unavoidable. The Tây Sơn spent the
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
Enterprise-class frigate (1,124 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
James Murray (British Army officer, born 1721) (1,261 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
Saint-Onen-la-Chapelle (60 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
48°10′40″N 2°10′18″W / 48.1778°N 2.1717°W / 48.1778; -2.1717Coordinates: 48°10′40″N 2°10′18″W / 48.1778°N 2.1717°W / 48.1778; -2.1717 Country France
King penguin (3,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Species: A. patagonicus Binomial name Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller,JF, 1778 Red: Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus Yellow: Aptenodytes patagonicus
Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1,281 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
William Wilkins (architect) (1,753 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
Seal of New York (445 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
David Willson (Quaker) (3,054 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
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
Action of 18 October 1782 (129 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
Beau Brummell (3,240 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
Saliha Sultan (daughter of Ahmed III) (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Saliha Sultan (20 April 1715 – 11 October 1778) was an Ottoman princess. She was the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III (reigned 1703–30). She was the
8th North Carolina Regiment (300 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
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
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
Joseph Reed (politician) (1,609 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
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
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
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
Benjamin Lincoln (3,040 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 17 surrender. His son helped him return him to Hingham in February 1778, where he convalesced for several months. The injury left his right leg two
List of years in Canada (718 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
HMS Jupiter (1778) (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Eclipse under Nathaniel Fanning. Built in Rotherhithe, she was launched in 1778. Her trial copper sheathed hull featured the new technical breakthrough of
Newport, North Carolina (1,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Carteret County, the Newport River Primitive Baptist Church, established 1778. The structure was burned near the end of the Civil War but was soon rebuilt
Mongolian five-toed jerboa (102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orientallactaga Species: A. sibirica Binomial name Allactaga sibirica (Forster, 1778) Synonyms Allactaga alactaga Allactaga grisescens Allactaga mongolica Allactaga
Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital (1,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oldest paediatric hospital in the world. The Necker Hospital was founded in 1778 by Madame Necker, born Suzanne Curchod, mother of Madame de Stael and wife
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
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
Irish Volunteers (18th century) (5,461 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
Landgravine Christine of Hesse-Rotenburg (799 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
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
Brázdim (43 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it has 648 inhabitants. First written notice about village is from year 1778. Media related to Brázdim at Wikimedia Commons Village website (in Czech)
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
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
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
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
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (11,545 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 twice as Prime Minister
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
John Williams (Continental Congress) (211 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
1775–82 North American smallpox epidemic (2,764 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
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
Charles de Salaberry (1,627 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-speaking Canadien of the seigneurial class
Mount Pleasant Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania (831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pennsylvania Country United States State Pennsylvania County Columbia Settled 1778 Incorporated 1818 Area  • Total 16.91 sq mi (43.80 km2)  • Land 16.75 sq mi
Antonio Salieri (7,736 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
Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (438 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
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
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
Tailless tenrec (393 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
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.
Action of 7 June 1780 (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 7 June 1780 took place during the American War of Independence between the frigates Hermione and HMS Iris. The ships exchanged fire for one
Heugleville-sur-Scie (125 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
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
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
The Funeral Games of Patroclus (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Funeral Games of Patroclus is a 1778 fresco by Jacques-Louis David. It shows the funeral games for Patroclus during Trojan War, with his body and Achilles
William Gaston (944 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
HMS Resource (1778) (557 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
Treaty of El Pardo (1778) (918 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. Spain
Tea Act (1,462 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
John Houstoun (853 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 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
List of military leaders in the American Revolutionary War (7,305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General of both the Naval and Military forces. From 1772 to 1778 the office was vacant, but from 1778 to 1782 Sir Jeffery Amherst officiated as Commander-in-Chief
French frigate Résolue (1778) (949 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 United Kingdom Name: Resolue Acquired:
HMS Somerset (1748) (1,666 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
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Revolution. Before the general decampment from Valley Forge in the spring of 1778, George Washington dispatched an estimated 2,200 troops under the command
Tea Act (1,462 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
9th North Carolina Regiment (112 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. Bibliography of the Continental Army in North
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Revolution. Before the general decampment from Valley Forge in the spring of 1778, George Washington dispatched an estimated 2,200 troops under the command
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)
The Funeral Games of Patroclus (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Funeral Games of Patroclus is a 1778 fresco by Jacques-Louis David. It shows the funeral games for Patroclus during Trojan War, with his body and Achilles
HMS Somerset (1748) (1,666 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
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
USS Alliance (1778) (5,498 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
Beaurieux, Nord (35 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
Maryland and Virginia Rifle Regiment (6,713 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
American Revolution (19,711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
alliance in early 1778, significantly becoming the first country to officially recognize the Declaration of Independence. On February 6, 1778, a Treaty of
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"
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
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
Álvaro XI of Kongo (124 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
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)
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,
George Bellas Greenough (3,653 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
Elizabeth Macquarie (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Elizabeth Macquarie (1778 – 1835) was the second wife of Lachlan Macquarie, who served as Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. She played a significant
List of British units in the American Revolutionary War (2,596 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
Watson and the Shark (937 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cuba. Copley, then living in London, painted three versions. The first, of 1778, is in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. A second, full-size
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (3,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Baron Brougham and Vaux, PC, QC, FRS (/ˈbruː(ə)m ... ˈvoʊks/; 19 September 1778 – 7 May 1868) was a British statesman who became Lord Chancellor of Great
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
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
HMS Concorde (1783) (2,643 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
Scotch bonnet (sea snail) (3,039 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
French ship Annibal (1779) (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Sané, and was one of the earliest of his works. She was built at Brest in 1778. She sailed out to the West Indies and took part in the Battle of Grenada
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
New Richmond, Ohio (1,955 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
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
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
La Enseñanza Church (1,344 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
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
Scipion-class ship of the line (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scipion Builder: Rochefort Dockyard Ordered: early 1778 Begun: 10 April 1778 Launched: 19 September 1778 Completed: February 1779 Fate: Wrecked in Samana
John Brown (Kentucky) (882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Revolutionary War. Brown represented Virginia in the Continental Congress (1777–1778) and the U.S. Congress (1789–1791). While in Congress, he introduced the
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
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
Congress of the Confederation (2,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were proposed in 1776–1777, adopted by the Continental Congress in July 1778 and finally agreed to by a unanimous vote of all thirteen states by 1781
Messier 55 (503 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
Nicholas Biddle (naval officer) (803 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
Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel (1,882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct as his second-in-command at the inconclusive Battle of Ushant in July 1778; the dispute led to Keppel being court-martialled, although he was subsequently
Isaac Goldsmid (322 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
Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (5,019 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
Dolostone (644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to 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
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
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
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
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
Maurice Suckling (512 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 Hinchinbrook (1778) (1,025 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
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
Loyalist (American Revolution) (10,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
became the leader of the Loyalists after his release from a Patriot prison in 1778. He worked to build Loyalist military units to fight in the war, but the
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
1st Rhode Island Regiment (3,178 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
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
Black giant squirrel (622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Genus: Ratufa Species: R. bicolor Binomial name Ratufa bicolor (Sparrman, 1778) Subspecies R. b. bicolor R. b. condorensis R. b. felli R. b. gigantea R
Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz (551 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
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
Ranavalona I (6,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ranavalona I (born Rabodoandrianampoinimerina; 1778 – August 16, 1861), also known as Ramavo and Ranavalo-Manjaka I, was sovereign of the Kingdom of Madagascar
Edward Hasted (657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
county history, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent (1778–99). Hasted was born in Lombard Street, London, the son of Edward Hasted
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
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
Joseph Lancaster (913 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. Lancaster was born the son of a shopkeeper in Southwark, south London
1778 in music (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maker Célestin Harst, organist and harpsichordist (b. 1698) Music And History - 1778 Archived 2012-08-28 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 13 December 2013
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
William Skinner (bishop) (658 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)
85th Regiment of Foot (Westminster Volunteers) (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
regiment were disbanded at Dover in 1783. The Colonels of the Regiment were: 1778–1783: Gen. Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, GCH 1783: Lt-Col. Lord
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mérida in Venezuela (975 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
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
Thomas Wilson (Dean of Carlisle) (41 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Thomas Wilson was Dean of Carlisle from 1764 until his death on 25 September 1778. Wilson was educated at Giggleswick School and Christ's College, Cambridge
List of Governors of Georgia (2,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
revolutionary government was thrown into disarray by the Capture of Savannah in 1778, which led to two governments with varying levels of influence; they would
Action of 21 July 1781 (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Action of 21 July 1781 was a naval skirmish off the harbor of Spanish River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (present-day Sydney, Nova Scotia), during the
North ministry (180 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
Diamagnetism (2,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Diamagnetism was first discovered when Sebald Justinus Brugmans observed in 1778 that bismuth and antimony were repelled by magnetic fields. In 1845, Michael
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
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
Selby Canal (2,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Haddlesey to the town of Selby where it joins the River Ouse. It opened in 1778, and provided the main outlet for the Aire and Calder Navigation until 1826
Luc, Hautes-Pyrénées (20 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
Baron Thurlow (622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their bodies. Thurlow had already on his appointment as Lord Chancellor in 1778 been created Baron Thurlow, of Ashfield in the County of Suffolk, in the
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
Cuisine of Hawaii (5,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Hawaiian Islands. In the pre-contact period of Ancient Hawaii (300 AD–1778), Polynesian voyagers brought plants and animals to the Islands. As Native
List of Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1815 (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mackenzie (1788–1862) George Steuart Mackenzie (1780-1848) George D'Oyly (1778-1846) Thomas Lister Parker (1779-1858) Roger Pettiward (1815-1832) John Delafield
Sin-Eribam (109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient Near East Amorite city-state of Larsa for only two years, from c. 1778 BC to 1776 BC (short chronology). Ancient Near East portal Chronology of
Liverpool, Nova Scotia (2,366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was led by Colonel Simeon Perkins. On April 24, 1778, in the Battle off Liverpool, Nova Scotia (1778), the Royal Navy warship HMS Blonde under the command
Evelina (2,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a novel written by English author Fanny Burney and first published in 1778. Although published anonymously, its authorship was revealed by the poet
Departments of the Continental Army (1,994 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
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States. The fort was built by General Lachlan McIntosh, in early December, 1778, on the west bank of the Tuscarawas River, now in Tuscarawas County near
James Jackson (priest) (139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Anglicanism 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
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
Boys playing soldiers (265 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
John Harvie (594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Virginia. He was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress in 1777 and 1778, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. John Harvie was born in Albemarle
Edward Pakenham (1,094 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
Haole (1,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian islands of foreign origin. The origins of the word predate the 1778 arrival of Captain James Cook, as recorded in several chants stemming from
Lessons for Children (3,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
18th-century British poet and essayist Anna Laetitia Barbauld. Published in 1778 and 1779, the books initiated a revolution in children's literature in the