Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and a musician of the late baroque period. He is known for his orchestral music, instrumental compositions, etc. He passed away because of a stroke, at the age of 65.
Seven Year War
global military war between 1756 and 1763, involving most of the great powers of the time and affecting Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was Born
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian composer. He composed more than 800 works, all of which were in every different genre of his time.
Mozart Created His First Symphony
Mozart wrote his first symphony at the age of eight. By this time, he was already notable in Europe as a wunderkind performer, but had composed little music.
Ludwig van Beethoven was Born
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. Beethoven remains one of the most admired composers in the history of Western music; his works rank amongst the most performed of the classical music repertoire.
American Revolution Began
The thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
First American Flag Created
Betsy Ross created the first American flag. Her flag would be the outline for the flag as we know it today.
Mozart moved to Vienna
Vienna was where Mozart created some of his most popular works.
Care Philipp Emanuel Bach Passed Away
CPE Bach was a German Classical period composer and musician. He was one of the two surviving children of J.S. Bach. He passed away from a chest ailment at the age of 74.
George Washington Becomes President
George Washington became the first president of the United States. This is an important event in American History, because this is the first time the U.S. had a leader as an independent country.
Industrial Revolution Begins
The Industrial Revolution was a period from 1750 to 1850 where changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the social, economic and cultural conditions of the times.
Burning of Washing DC
As the War of 1812 raged on, invading British troops marched into Washington and set fire to the U.S. Capitol, the President's Mansion, and other local landmarks.