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Historical Events In 1787

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Jan 01   Arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44 in the year 1787.  

Jan 05   John Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Titania & Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Titania &Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history william Herschel discovers that the planet Uranus has moons  

Jan 25   Shays' Rebellion suffers a setback when debt-ridden farmers, led by Capt Daniel Shays, fail to capture an arsenal at Springfield, Mass on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history shays' Rebellion suffers a setback when debt-ridden farmers, led by Captain Daniel Shays, fail to capture an arsenal at Springfield MA  

Jan 28   Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1787 arthur St. Clair is elected the 9th President of the President of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 1st Anglican bishops of NY & Pennsylvania consecrated in London  

Feb 04   Shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails in the year 1787.  

Feb 04   In the year 1787 the first Anglican bishops of New York &Pennsylvania consecrated in London  

Feb 12   Ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history james P Carrell, composer  

Feb 16   Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer in the year 1787.  

Feb 18   In the year 1787 austrian emperor Jozef II bans children under 8 from labor  

Feb 23   In the year 1787 emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame)  

Feb 28   The charter establishing the institution now known as the University of Pittsburgh is granted on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73  

Mar 06   Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum) in the year 1787.  

Mar 08   On this day in history karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery  

Mar 10   William Etty, English painter (nudes) in the year 1787.  

Mar 11   On this day in history maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45  

Mar 16   Georg Simon Ohm, physicist (discovered Ohm's Law) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history george Simon Ohm, physicist (discovered Ohm's Law)  

Apr 12   On this day in history philadelphia's Free African Society forms  

Apr 16   1st American comedy, "The Contrast," made its debut in NYC on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Ludwig Uhland, writer on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1787 1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston  

May 10   On this day in history parliament impeaches Warren Hastings  

May 13   On this day in history a fleet of eleven ships left Britain with two years provision and a cargo of 759 unwilling convicts, their guards,and ships crew numbering - 1530 people in all. They were to colonise a new land. Australia  

May 13   On this day in history arthur Phillip sets sails with 11 ships of criminals to Botany Bay  

May 13   On this day in history johann Michael Malzat, composer, dies at 38  

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Famous Birthdays In 1787

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   John Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage) was born in the year 1787.  

Jan 08   In the year 1787 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

Jan 13   In the year 1787 birth of john Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1854)  

Feb 13   James P Carrell, composer was born in the year 1787.  

Feb 16   Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame)  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)  

Mar 08   Karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1787

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1787 ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)  

Mar 02   In the year 1787 jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73  

Mar 11   Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Floyer Sydenham, English classical scholar (b. 1710) died in the year 1787.  

Apr 02   Thomas Gage, British general (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

May 10   William Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

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