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Historical Events In 1789

Monday, 16 May 2022

Aug 21   Augustin-Louis, Baron Cauchy, French mathematician on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1789 the birth of James Wedell, Scottish Antarctic explorer  

Aug 25   Mary Ball Washington, mother of George, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1789 french Natl Assembly issues "Decl of Rights of Man & Citizen"  

Aug 27   French Natl Assembly issues "Decl of the Rights of Man & the Citizen" in the year 1789.  

Aug 28   Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus in the year 1789.  

Aug 28   William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1789 the US Treasury Department is established.  

Sep 02   US Treasury Department established by Congress on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1789 ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer  

Sep 09   William Cranch Bond, US, astronomer (codiscovered Hyperion) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1789 alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury  

Sep 11   In the year 1789 alexander Hamilton appointed Secretary of the Treasury  

Sep 11   Luca Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1789 franz Xaver Richter, composer, dies at 79  

Sep 13   1st loan to US Govt (from NYC banks) in the year 1789.  

Sep 13   The first loan to US Govt (from NYC banks) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Dept of Foreign Affairs, renamed Dept of State on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history dept of Foreign Affairs, renamed the Dept of State  

Sep 15   James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major US novelist (Last of Mohicans) on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history william Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn  

Sep 18   1st loan is made to pay salaries of the presidents & Congress on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department in the year 1789.  

Sep 22   Office of Postmaster General of the US established by Congress in the year 1789.  

Sep 24   Congress creates Post Office on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Congress creates the Post Office on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1789 congress' first Judiciary Act, Attorney General & Supreme Court  

Sep 24   The U.S. Congress passes the First Judiciary Act, which establishes the Supreme Court and the position of Attorney General on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)  

Sep 26   4th Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office in the year 1789.  

Sep 26   Jefferson appointed first Sec of State; John Jay first chief justice; Samuel Osgood first Postmaster & Edmund J Randolph first Attorney Genl in the year 1789.  

Sep 28   Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis) in the year 1789.  

Sep 28   Thomas Day, author, killed by fall from a horse at Wargrave Berkshire in the year 1789.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1789

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1789 birth of carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher  

Jan 04   Benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist was born in the year 1789.  

Jan 17   In the year 1789 birth of august Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)  

Jan 30   In the year 1789 birth of george Augustus Kollmann, composer  

Feb 01   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer  

Feb 09   Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German inventor of the stenography (d. 1849) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1789 birth of friedrich Fesca, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1789

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history christleib Siegmund Binder, composer, dies at 65  

Jan 02   In the year 1789 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 08   Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) died in the year 1789.  

Jan 10   Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Johann Christoph Oley, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of frances Brooke, English writer (b. 1724)  

Feb 02   Armand-Louis Couperin, Fren composer/organist (Notre Dame), dies at 63 in the year 1789.  

Feb 12   In the year 1789 death of ethan Allen, American patriot (b. 1738)  

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