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Historical Events Happened In 1781

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history 1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.  

Jan 04   In the year 1781 andre Méchain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio)  

Jan 04   On this day in history andre Mechain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio)  

Jan 05   In the year 1781 british naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond VA  

Jan 05   In the year 1781 british naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Va  

Jan 06   Battle of Jersey (Island in the UK) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Battle of Jersey (Island in UK) in the year 1781.  

Jan 17   In the year 1781 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

Jan 20   1st edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published in the year 1781.  

Jan 20   On this day in history the first edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published  

Jan 22   Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer in the year 1781.  

Jan 22   On this day in history johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 26   Achim v Arnim, writer on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich  

Jan 30   On this day in history a v Chamisso, writer  

Jan 30   Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland on this day in history.  

Jan 30   US articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland in the year 1781.  

Feb 03   In the year 1781 dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British  

Feb 03   Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Josef Myslivecek, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1781.  

Feb 15   In the year 1781 g E Lessing, writer, dies at 52  

Feb 17   René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope) in the year 1781.  

Feb 18   Henry Martyn, Truro, missionary on this day in history.  

Feb 23   George Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50  

Mar 01   Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation in the year 1781.  

Mar 01   On this day in history the US Continental Congress adopts its Articles of Confederation  

Mar 11   On this day in history anthony Philip Heinrich, composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)  

Mar 13   Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus) in the year 1781.  

Mar 13   On this day in history sir William Herschel sees what he thinks is a comet but he really discovers the planet Uranus  

Mar 13   In the year 1781 the German-born astronomer William Hershel discovers Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest planet by diamete  

Mar 15   Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses) in the year 1781.  

Mar 15   Battle of Guilford Court House, South Carolina (British suffer heavy losses) in the year 1781.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1781

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848)  

Jan 22   Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Achim v Arnim, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of a v Chamisso, writer  

Feb 09   In the year 1781 birth of johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826)  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

Feb 18   Henry Martyn, Truro, missionary was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1781

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1781 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

Jan 15   Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718) died in the year 1781.  

Jan 17   On this day in history marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

Jan 22   On this day in history johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66  

Feb 04   Josef Myslivecek, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1781.  

Feb 15   G E Lessing, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   George Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716) died on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history death of edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713)