1779 in the United States

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1779 in the United States
Years: 1776 1777 177817791780 1781 1782

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Events from the year 1779 in the United States.

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

February 23–25: Battle of Vincennes: The Fall of Fort Sackville

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

September 16–October 18: Siege of Savannah: American attack on Savannah

October–December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 5
  • January 23 – Isaac C. Bates, United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1841 till 1845. (died 1845)
  • August 1 – Francis Scott Key, author of The Star Spangled Banner (died 1843)
  • August 6 – Henry M. Ridgely, United States Senator from Delaware from 1827 till 1829. (died 1847)
  • September 18 – Joseph Story, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court from 1811 till 1845. (died 1845)
  • October – Henry W. Edwards, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1823 till 1838. (died 1847)
  • Date Unknown – George Poindexter, Governor of Mississippi in 1819 and from 1820 till 1822 and United States Senator from Mississippi from 1830 till 1835. (died 1853)

Deaths[edit]

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