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Historical Events In 1781

Monday, 24 June 2019

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   British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond VA on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history british naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Va  

Jan 06   In the year 1781 battle of Jersey (Island in the UK)  

Jan 06   On this day in history battle of Jersey (Island in UK)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1781 achim v Arnim, writer  

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   On this day in history uS articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history henry Martyn, Truro, missionary  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1781 richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50  

Mar 01   Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1781 the US Continental Congress adopts its Articles of Confederation  

Mar 11   Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer in the year 1781.  

Mar 13   In the year 1781 karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)  

Mar 13   Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Sir William Herschel sees what he thinks is a comet but he really discovers the planet Uranus in the year 1781.  

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

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

Mar 15   In the year 1781 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   In the year 1781 birth of francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer  

Jan 26   In the year 1781 birth of achim v Arnim, writer  

Jan 26   Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) was born in the year 1781.  

Jan 30   A v Chamisso, writer was born in the year 1781.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1781 josef Myslivecek, composer, dies at 43  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history death of george Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716)  

Feb 24   Edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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