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Historical Events In 1781

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1781 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) in the year 1781.  

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

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1781.  

Jan 20   In the year 1781 the first edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published  

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

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

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

Jan 29   Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich in the year 1781.  

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

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

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   Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British in the year 1781.  

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) in the year 1781.  

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

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

Feb 28   Richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 13   Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)  

Mar 13   In the year 1781 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 in the year 1781.  

Mar 15   Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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