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Historical Events In 1781

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Sep 25   On this day in history -26] Joan Derks scatters "On the People of Netherlands" pamphlets  

Sep 28   On this day in history 9,000 American forces & 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown  

Sep 28   In the year 1781 siege of Yorktown begins, last battle of the Revolutionary War  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1781 thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer, dies at 49  

Oct 16   George Washington takes Yorktown in the year 1781.  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the American War of Independence ends with the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown, USA  

Oct 20   In the year 1781 patent of Toleration, providing limited freedom of worship, was approved in Habsburg Monarchy.  

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   On this day in history johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer  

Nov 05   John Hanson elected 1st "Pres of US in Congress assembled" in the year 1781.  

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   Felice Blangini, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history karl F Eichhorn, German law historian  

Nov 22   John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 57 in the year 1781.  

Nov 29   Andres Bello, Venezuela poet/diplomat/scholar (Silvas Americanas) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history the crew of the slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.  

Dec 01   Charles Philippe Lafont, composer in the year 1781.  

Dec 11   David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope) in the year 1781.  

Dec 16   Georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Friedrich, Baron von Riedesel 1738-1800 erects Canada's first Christmas tree for the garrison in Fort Sorel, Quebec in the year 1781.  

Dec 31   Bank of North America, 1st US bank opens in the year 1781.  

Dec 31   In the year 1781 bank of North America, first US bank opens  

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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   In the year 1781 birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

Jan 30   In the year 1781 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   On this day in history birth of rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1781

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1781 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

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 on this day in history.  

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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