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Historical Events In 1792

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Apr 02   Congress establishes the US mint to coin American money on this day in history.  

Apr 02   US authorizes $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle &2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins &silver dollar, dollar, quarter, dime &half-dime on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)  

Apr 05   George Washington casts 1st presidential veto in the year 1792.  

Apr 12   John George Lambton, London, statesman (1st Earl of Durham) on this day in history.  

Apr 14   France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars on this day in history.  

Apr 20   France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia in the year 1792.  

Apr 21   In the year 1792 tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered.  

Apr 24   On this day in history "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle  

Apr 24   "La Marseillaise", which later becomes the French national anthem, composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle in the year 1792.  

Apr 25   Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Guillotine first used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Guillotine used for the first time in France on a highwayman in the year 1792.  

Apr 25   On this day in history johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54  

Apr 25   In the year 1792 john Keble, Anglican priest/founder (Oxford Movement)  

Apr 30   Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer  

May 03   Carlo Zuccari, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

May 07   Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

May 07   Capt Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington) in the year 1792.  

May 07   Captain Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington) on this day in history.  

May 08   British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  

May 08   US establishes military draft in the year 1792.  

May 10   John Stevens, American delegate to the Continental Congress on this day in history.  

May 11   Columbia River discovered & named by US Capt Robert Gray in the year 1792.  

May 11   On this day in history columbia River discovered & named by US Captain Robert Gray  

May 12   Toilet that flushes itself at regular intervals is patented in the year 1792.  

May 13   Pius IX "Pio Nono", [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78) on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history denmark abolishes slave trade  

May 17   On this day in history 24 merchants form New York Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street  

May 17   24 merchants form NY Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history the New York Stock Exchange formed today by 24 merchants at 70 Wall Street  

May 19   In the year 1792 russian army enters Poland  

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Famous Birthdays In 1792

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08   Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841)  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865)  

Jan 21   Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) was born in the year 1792.  

Feb 08   In the year 1792 birth of caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter  

Feb 23   In the year 1792 birth of istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor  

Famous Deaths In 1792

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60  

Feb 23   On this day in history joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), dies at 68  

Mar 01   On this day in history death of leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1747)  

Mar 03   Robert Adam, Scottish architect (Syon House, Middlesex), dies at 63 in the year 1792.  

Mar 10   In the year 1792 john Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78  

Mar 29   On this day in history gustav III, King of Sweden (1771-92), dies of wounds  

Apr 03   On this day in history death of george Pocock, British admiral (b. 1706)  

Apr 04   James Sykes, American politician (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

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