1770 in History – What happened in year 1770

In history, year 1770 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1770.

Know what happened in 1770:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 March British soldiers fired into a crowd in Boston, Massachusetts, killing five civilians.
29 AprilBritish explorer James Cook and the crew of HMS Endeavour became the first European ship to land on Australia on the coast of Botany Bay near present-day Sydney.
29 AprilBritish explorer James Cook and the crew of HMS Endeavour(replica pictured), the first European ship to land in easternAustralia, reached the coast of Botany Bay near present-day Sydney.
05 MarchBritish soldiers fired into a crowd in Boston, Massachusetts,killing five civilians.
29 AprilBritish explorer James Cook and the crew of HMS Endeavour, the first European ship to land in eastern Australia, reached the coast of Botany Bay near present-day Sydney.
03 JuneMission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, a historic Catholicmission church in present-day Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, and the site of the first Christian confirmation in Alta California, was established.
01 JulyLexell's Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history, approaching to a distance of 0.015 AU.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1770:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JuneFriedrich Laun / Author / Germany
01 AugustWilliam Clark / Soldier / United States of America
02 March Louis-Gabriel Suchet / General / France
03 AprilTheodoros Kolokotronis / General / Greece
03 JuneManuel Belgrano / Economist / Argentina
04 March Joseph Jacotot / Philosopher / France
07 AprilWilliam Wordsworth / Poet / United Kingdom
08 AprilJohn Thomas Campbell / Politician / Australia
09 AprilThomas Johann Seebeck / Academic / Germany
11 AprilGeorge Canning / Politician / United Kingdom
13 March Daniel Lambert / Animal Breeder / United Kingdom
13 JulyAlexander Balashov / Politician / Russia
15 MayEzekiel Hart / Politician / Canada
17 DecemberLudwig Van Beethoven / Musician / United States of America
19 NovemberBertel Thorvaldsen / Academic / Denmark
20 JuneMoses Waddel / Academic / United States of America
25 AprilGeorg Sverdrup / Philologist / Norway
26 February Anton Reicha / Composer / Bahamas
27 AugustGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel / Philosopher / Germany
30 AprilDavid Thompson / Cartographer / United Kingdom

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