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Born on Sunday October 4, 1778
Died on Sunday October 4, 1778



Born on October 4

Died on October 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1778
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Johannes
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Joannes
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Gerrit
  10. Petrus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Jean
  13. Dirk
  14. Adrianus
  15. Klaas
  16. John
Names that were popular for girls in 1778
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Cornelia
  6. Catharina
  7. Joanna
  8. Elisabeth
  9. Trijntje
  10. Neeltje
  11. Adriana
  12. Aaltje
  13. Grietje
  14. Antje
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Janna

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1778
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 14 » The United States flag is formally recognized by a foreign naval vessel for the first time, when French Admiral Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte renders a nine gun salute to USSRanger, commanded by John Paul Jones.
  • June 18 » American Revolutionary War: British troops abandon Philadelphia.
  • July 10 » American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • August 3 » The theatre La Scala in Milan is inaugurated with the première of Antonio Salieri's Europa riconosciuta.
  • September 7 » American Revolutionary War: France invades Dominica in the British West Indies, before Britain is even aware of France's involvement in the war.
  • November 11 » Cherry Valley massacre: Loyalists and Seneca Indian forces attack a fort and village in eastern New York during the American Revolutionary War, killing more than forty civilians and soldiers.
Weather October 4, 1778

The temperature on October 4, 1778 was about 10.0 °C. There was 88 mm of rainWind direction mainly west-southwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken regen.

Source: KNMI