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chronology prepared by Tom Mole (University of Edinburgh)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
, Duc de Decazes dismissed
, Laki Volcanic Eruption Blights Europe
1778 Jefferson champions the rights of slaves
1778 Portugal cedes colonies to Spain
1778 Composition of air discovered
1778, February 06 U.S.-France Treaty
1778, May 28 Savile's act modifies penal laws against Roman Catholics
1778, June 17 Congress rejects British peace offer
1778, June 18 Clinton evacuates troops from Philadelphia
1778, June 28 Washington defeats British at Monmouth
1778, July 03 Prussia declares war on Austria
1778, July 03
(to 3, July 04)
Wyoming massacre
1778, July 03
(to 1779, May 13)
War of the Bavarian Succession
1778, July 08 French fleet arrives off Delaware
1778, August 29 British force captures Savannah, Georgia
1778, August 29 Americans abandon siege of Newport
1778, September 04 Holland states sign treaty with American Colonies
1778, November Britain takes St. Lucia from French
1778, November 11 Butler leads Indians in Cherry Valley massacre
1778, December
(to 1782)
First Maratha War
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Citation:
Mole, Tom. "Author Chronology for George Gordon Byron". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 1 September 2007.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=683, accessed 30 August 2014.]