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Historical Events In 1781

Friday, 08 November 2019

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

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

Sep 28   On this day in history siege of Yorktown begins, last battle of the Revolutionary War  

Oct 01   On this day in history james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")  

Oct 06   On this day in history americans & French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of Revolutionary War  

Oct 06   On this day in history americans and French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of the Revolutionary War  

Oct 09   On this day in history thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer, dies at 49  

Oct 16   George Washington takes Yorktown in the year 1781.  

Oct 16   Washington takes Yorktown in the year 1781.  

Oct 17   Cornwallis defeated at Yorktown on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history patent of Toleration, providing limited freedom of worship, was approved in Habsburg Monarchy.  

Oct 27   On this day in history herman-Francois Delange, composer, dies at 66  

Nov 02   In the year 1781 jose F de Isla, Spanish Jesuit/author, dies at 78  

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   On this day in history john Hanson elected first "President of the US in Congress assembled"  

Nov 13   On this day in history english troops occupy Negapatam Ceylon  

Nov 18   In the year 1781 felice Blangini, composer  

Nov 20   Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian in the year 1781.  

Nov 22   In the year 1781 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 57  

Nov 29   In the year 1781 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   On this day in history charles Philippe Lafont, composer  

Dec 11   In the year 1781 david Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor (kaleidoscope)  

Dec 16   In the year 1781 georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56  

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

Dec 31   In the year 1781 bank of North America, 1st US bank opens  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   Achim v Arnim, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1781 birth of ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of a v Chamisso, writer  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1781 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718)  

Jan 17   In the year 1781 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

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

Feb 04   Josef Myslivecek, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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