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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1750s  1760s  1770s  – 1780s –  1790s  1800s  1810s
Years: 1777 1778 177917801781 1782 1783

Events

  • Britain attacks the United Provinces before it can join the Neutral Alliance, because of its support for the American uprising.
  • First Epsom Derby horse race run at Epsom Downs, Surrey, England.
  • Emperor Kokaku ascends to the throne of Japan
  • In Ireland, Lady Berry, who is sentenced to death for the murder of her son, is released when she agrees to become an executioner (retires 1810)
  • Good grain and wine harvest in France
  • 35th and last volume of Diderot's Encyclopédie published

Births

Births

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Deaths

Deaths

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