What Happened In February 1779 In History
Historical Events for February, 1779
- 14th » American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Kettle Creek is fought in Georgia (U.S. state) or Georgia.
- 14th » James Cook is killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii.
Famous Birthdays on February in 1779
- 27th » Thomas Hazlehurst (businessman) known as Thomas Hazlehurst, English businessman, founded Hazlehurst & Sons (d. 1842)
Famous Deaths for February 1779
- 7th » William Boyce (composer) or William Boyce, English composer (b. 1711)
- 14th » James Cook, English captain and explorer (b. 1728)
- 24th » Paul Daniel Longolius, German scholar (b. 1704)
Year 1779 events in history for the month of February
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