Historical Events In 1792
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Jan 08 In the year 1792 lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)
Jan 09 On this day in history russia & Turkey sign Peace of Jassy
Jan 10 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1792.
Jan 12 Robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 on this day in history.
Jan 21 French King Louis XVI was executed in Paris on this day in history.
Jan 21 Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) on this day in history.
Jan 25 The London Corresponding Society is founded on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history austria & Prussia sign anti-French covenant
Feb 12 Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1792 uS postal service created, postage 6 cents
Feb 20 On this day in history uS postal service created; postage 6¢-12½¢, depending on distance
Feb 21 Congress passes Pres Succession Act on this day in history.
Feb 21 Congress passes Presidential Succession Act in the year 1792.
Feb 23 On this day in history humane Society of Massachusetts incorporated (erected life-saving stations for distressed mariners)
Feb 23 In the year 1792 istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor
Feb 23 Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G, premieres on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1792 joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), dies at 68
Feb 27 Don Joaquin B F Espartero, Spanish adventurer/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist
Feb 29 In the year 1792 gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)
Feb 29 In the year 1792 the birth of John Holland, American inventor of the submarine
Mar 01 In the year 1792 uS Presidential Succession Act passed
Mar 03 Robert Adam, Scottish architect (Syon House, Middlesex), dies at 63 in the year 1792.
Mar 04 In the year 1792 oranges introduced to Hawaii
Mar 07 Captain Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington) on this day in history.
Mar 07 John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer in the year 1792.
Mar 10 In the year 1792 john Stone patented the pile driver on this day.
Mar 10 In the year 1792 john Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78
Mar 16 Murder attempt on King Gustavus III by count Ankarstrom at opera on this day in history.
Mar 24 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London on this day in history.
Mar 29 Gustav III, King of Sweden (1771-92), dies of wounds on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history king Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera just 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
Apr 01 Gronings feminist Etta Palm demands women's right to divorce in the year 1792.
Apr 02 Congress establishes Philadelphia mint in the year 1792.