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Historical Events In 1781

Friday, 24 May 2019

Mar 17   On this day in history dominique J de Eerens, governor-general of Neth Indies  

Mar 18   In the year 1781 charles Messier rediscovers global cluster M92  

Mar 18   On this day in history gustave Vogt, composer  

Apr 02   In the year 1781 frigate Alliance captures 2 British privateers, Mars and Minerva  

Apr 08   Premiere of Mozart's violin sonata K379 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer  

Apr 29   On this day in history french fleet occupies Tobago  

May 01   Emperor Jozef II decrees protection of population in the year 1781.  

May 14   On this day in history friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian  

May 22   Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1781.  

May 24   Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer/horn player on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history ferdinand K J, archduke of Austria-Este/gov-gen (Sicily)  

May 26   In the year 1781 bank of North America incorporated in Philadelphia  

May 26   In the year 1781 bank of North America incorporates in Philadelphia  

Jun 03   In the year 1781 jack Jouett rides to warn Jefferson of British attack  

Jun 09   On this day in history george Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)  

Jun 10   On this day in history giovanni Battista Polledro, composer  

Jul 05   Stamford Raffles, founder (Singapore) in the year 1781.  

Jul 11   Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of the US  

Jul 11   Thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of US on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer  

Jul 30   On this day in history augustin Ullinger, composer, dies at 35  

Aug 01   English army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia in the year 1781.  

Aug 05   On this day in history battle at Doggers Bank: Dutch fleet vs English fleet  

Aug 09   Michael Umlauf, composer in the year 1781.  

Aug 12   On this day in history robert Mills, US, architect (Washington Monument)  

Aug 20   George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis on this day in history.  

Aug 30   French fleet of 24 ships under Comte de Grasse defeat British under Admiral Graves at battle of Chesapeake Capes in Revolutionary War in the year 1781.  

Sep 04   Los Angeles founded by 44 in Bahia de las Fumas, (Valley of Smokes) in the year 1781.  

Sep 04   Los Angeles founded in Bahia de las Fumas by 44 settlers, (Valley of Smokes) in the year 1781.  

Sep 05   Battle of Virginia Capes, French defeat British, traps Cornwallis on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer on this day in history.  

Sep 06   The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1781

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 20   In the year 1781 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   Achim v Arnim, writer was born in the year 1781.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1781 death of marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718)  

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

Feb 15   G E Lessing, writer, dies at 52 in the year 1781.  

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

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

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