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Historical Events In 1781

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jan 01   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Andre Méchain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1781.  

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

Jan 17   Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1781.  

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history achim v Arnim, writer  

Jan 29   Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1781 a v Chamisso, writer  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1781 uS articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 28   Richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50 in the year 1781.  

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   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   Sir William Herschel sees what he thinks is a comet but he really discovers the planet Uranus on this day in history.  

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

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

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 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 in the year 1781.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1781

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) died in the year 1781.  

Jan 15   Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1781 johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66  

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

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

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 in the year 1781.  

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