Historical Events In 1781
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Sep 25 -26] Joan Derks scatters "On the People of Netherlands" pamphlets in the year 1781.
Sep 28 In the year 1781 9,000 American forces & 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown
Sep 28 Siege of Yorktown begins, last battle of the Revolutionary War on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1781 james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
Oct 06 Americans & French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of Revolutionary War on this day in history.
Oct 06 Americans and French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of the Revolutionary War in the year 1781.
Oct 09 On this day in history thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer, dies at 49
Oct 16 In the year 1781 george Washington takes Yorktown
Oct 16 In the year 1781 washington takes Yorktown
Oct 17 In the year 1781 cornwallis defeated at Yorktown
Oct 19 Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown at 2 PM; Revolutionary War ends in the year 1781.
Oct 19 The American War of Independence ends with the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown, USA in the year 1781.
Oct 20 Patent of Toleration, providing limited freedom of worship, was approved in Habsburg Monarchy on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1781 herman-Francois Delange, composer, dies at 66
Nov 02 Jose F de Isla, Spanish Jesuit/author, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Nov 03 Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer on this day in history.
Nov 05 John Hanson elected 1st "Pres of US in Congress assembled" on this day in history.
Nov 05 John Hanson elected first "President of the US in Congress assembled" in the year 1781.
Nov 13 English troops occupy Negapatam Ceylon in the year 1781.
Nov 18 In the year 1781 felice Blangini, composer
Nov 20 In the year 1781 karl F Eichhorn, German law historian
Nov 22 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history andres Bello, Venezuela poet/diplomat/scholar (Silvas Americanas)
Nov 29 In the year 1781 the crew of the slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.
Dec 01 In the year 1781 charles Philippe Lafont, composer
Dec 11 In the year 1781 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)
Dec 16 Georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1781 friedrich, Baron von Riedesel 1738-1800 erects Canada's first Christmas tree for the garrison in Fort Sorel, Quebec
Dec 31 In the year 1781 bank of North America, 1st US bank opens
Dec 31 Bank of North America, first US bank opens on this day in history.