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Historical Events In 1781

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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   Andre Méchain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Andre Mechain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio) in the year 1781.  

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

Jan 05   British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Va in the year 1781.  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   The first edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1781 francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer  

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

Jan 26   Achim v Arnim, writer in the year 1781.  

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 in the year 1781.  

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

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

Feb 03   On this day in history dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British  

Feb 04   On this day in history josef Myslivecek, composer, dies at 43  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1781 rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

Feb 18   In the year 1781 henry Martyn, Truro, missionary  

Feb 23   George Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716) in the year 1781.  

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   In the year 1781 sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)  

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   The German-born astronomer William Hershel discovers Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest planet by diamete on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)  

Mar 15   On this day in history battle of Guilford Court House, South Carolina (British suffer heavy losses)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1781

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 20   Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848) was born in the year 1781.  

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer  

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

Jan 26   Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1781 birth of a v Chamisso, writer  

Feb 09   Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1781 birth of rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

Feb 18   Henry Martyn, Truro, missionary was born in the year 1781.  

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   In the year 1781 death of marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718)  

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

Jan 22   Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1781.  

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   In the year 1781 death of george Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716)  

Feb 24   Edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713) died in the year 1781.  

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