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Historical Events In 1792

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

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   Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R) in the year 1792.  

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   On this day in history france declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars  

Apr 20   France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1792.  

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

Apr 25   Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1792.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36  

Apr 30   In the year 1792 johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer  

May 03   Carlo Zuccari, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1792.  

May 07   Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82 in the year 1792.  

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

May 07   In the year 1792 captain Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington)  

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

May 08   British Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA in the year 1792.  

May 08   US establishes military draft in the year 1792.  

May 10   On this day in history john Stevens, American delegate to the Continental Congress  

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 on this day in history.  

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   The New York Stock Exchange formed today by 24 merchants at 70 Wall Street in the year 1792.  

May 19   Russian army enters Poland on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of robert Patterson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881  

Jan 12   Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841) was born in the year 1792.  

Jan 14   Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (d. 1865) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1792 birth of ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter  

Feb 23   Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor was born in the year 1792.  

Famous Deaths In 1792

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   George Pocock, British admiral (b. 1706) died on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1792 death of james Sykes, American politician (b. 1725)  

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