1788 in History – What happened in year 1788


In history, year 1788 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 1788.

Know what happened in 1788:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 AprilAmerican pioneers established the town of Marietta (in modernOhio), the first permanent American settlement outside the originalThirteen Colonies.
07 JuneCitizens of Grenoble threw roof tiles onto royal soldiers,sometimes credited as the beginning of the French Revolution.
18 January The armed tender HMS Supply, the first ship of the FirstFleet, arrived at Botany Bay, Australia.
07 JuneCitizens of Grenoble threw roof tiles onto royal soldiers, anevent sometimes credited as the beginning of the French Revolution.
07 JuneCitizens of Grenoble threw roof tiles onto royal soldiers, anevent sometimes credited as the beginning of the French Revolution.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1788:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JulyJean-Victor Poncelet / Engineer / France
02 AprilWilhelmine Reichard / Balloonist / Germany
02 AprilFrancisco Balagtas / Poet / Philippines
02 AugustLeopold Gmelin / Academic / Germany
05 February Robert Peel / Politician / United Kingdom
07 March Antoine César Becquerel / Biochemist / France
08 JuneCharles A. Wickliffe / Politician / United States of America
08 NovemberMihály Bertalanits / Poet / Slovenia
09 AugustAdoniram Judson / Missionary / United States of America
10 MayAugustin-Jean Fresnel / Engineer / France
10 SeptemberJacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes / Author / France
10 March Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff / Poet / Germany
11 January William Thomas Brande / Academic / United Kingdom
16 MayFriedrich Rückert / Poet / Germany
19 January Pavel Kiselyov / Politician / Russia
22 SeptemberTheodore Hook / Educator / United Kingdom
22 February Arthur Schopenhauer / Author / Germany
24 OctoberSarah Josepha Hale / Poet / United States of America
24 February Johan Christian Dahl / Painter / Germany
27 AprilCharles Robert Cockerell / Archaeologist / United Kingdom

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