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Born on Saturday May 2, 1778
Died on Saturday May 2, 1778

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 2, 1778 at Delpher


Born on May 2

Died on May 2

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. Jean
  12. Jacobus
  13. Dirk
  14. Johann
  15. Adrianus
  16. Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1778
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Cornelia
  6. Catharina
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Joanna
  9. Trijntje
  10. Adriana
  11. Neeltje
  12. Aaltje
  13. Grietje
  14. Antje
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Janna

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 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 23 » American Revolutionary War: Baron von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to help to train the Continental Army.
  • May 1 » American Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
  • June 28 » American Revolutionary War: The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
  • July 4 » American Revolutionary War: U.S. forces under George Clark capture Kaskaskia during the Illinois campaign.
  • July 10 » American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • November 26 » In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
Weather May 2, 1778

The temperature on May 2, 1778 was about 10.0 °C. There was 22 mm of rainWind direction mainly southwest. Weather type: omtrent helder.

Source: KNMI