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Historical Events In 1787

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

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

Jan 05   In the year 1787 john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

Jan 08   Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer in the year 1787.  

Jan 11   Titania & Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel in the year 1787.  

Jan 11   On this day in history titania &Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel  

Jan 11   William Herschel discovers that the planet Uranus has moons in the year 1787.  

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   Shays' Rebellion suffers a setback when debt-ridden farmers, led by Captain Daniel Shays, fail to capture an arsenal at Springfield MA in the year 1787.  

Jan 28   In the year 1787 philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1787 1st Anglican bishops of NY & Pennsylvania consecrated in London  

Feb 04   In the year 1787 shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails  

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   James P Carrell, composer in the year 1787.  

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

Feb 18   Austrian emperor Jozef II bans children under 8 from labor on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame) in the year 1787.  

Feb 28   In the year 1787 the charter establishing the institution now known as the University of Pittsburgh is granted.  

Mar 02   Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 in the year 1787.  

Mar 06   Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   William Etty, English painter (nudes) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45 in the year 1787.  

Mar 16   Georg Simon Ohm, physicist (discovered Ohm's Law) in the year 1787.  

Mar 17   George Simon Ohm, physicist (discovered Ohm's Law) on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Philadelphia's Free African Society forms in the year 1787.  

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

Apr 26   On this day in history ludwig Uhland, writer  

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

May 10   In the year 1787 parliament impeaches Warren Hastings  

May 13   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 13   Johann Michael Malzat, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1787.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1787

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

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

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

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

Feb 16   In the year 1787 birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

Feb 23   In the year 1787 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   In the year 1787 birth of karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery  

Famous Deaths In 1787

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44  

Feb 12   On this day in history ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75  

Feb 13   In the year 1787 death of ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)  

Mar 02   Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 in the year 1787.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1787 death of floyer Sydenham, English classical scholar (b. 1710)  

Apr 02   In the year 1787 death of thomas Gage, British general (b. 1719)  

May 10   William Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715) died in the year 1787.  

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