On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1778

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCarolus Linnaeus

Carolus Linnaeus [Carl von Linné], Swedish botanist, explorer and the Father of Taxonomy, dies at 70

Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus

1778 Highlights

About January 10, 1778

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn