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Historical Events In 1799

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Jan 06   On this day in history jedediah Strong Smith, US fur trader/explorer  

Jan 06   W G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25 in the year 1799.  

Jan 07   On this day in history daniel Tyler, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882  

Jan 09   Income Tax introduced in UK on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history friedrich von Schiller's "Die Piccolomini," premieres in Weimar  

Jan 13   President George Washington adds two stars and two stripes to the U.S. flag, honoring the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the union. The new stripes were later removed, restoring the total to 13 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Eli Whitney receives government contract for 10,000 muskets in the year 1799.  

Jan 14   King of Naples flees before the advancing French armies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, was executed in the year 1799.  

Jan 21   In the year 1799 edward Jenner's smallpox vaccination is introduced  

Jan 22   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   1st US patent for a seeding machine, Eliakim Spooner, Vermont in the year 1799.  

Jan 25   The first US patent for a seeding machine, Eliakim Spooner, Vermont on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Royal Assent given to change the name of Ile St. Jean (St. John's Island) to Prince Edward Island in the year 1799.  

Feb 04   Joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright in the year 1799.  

Feb 05   John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgente off Nevis, West Indies on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1799 uSS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I  

Feb 12   Frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 1st US law regulating insurance passed, by Massachusetts  

Feb 13   The first US law regulating insurance passed, by Massachusetts on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1799 1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania  

Feb 15   On this day in history first US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania  

Feb 16   On this day in history charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74  

Feb 18   On this day in history maurus Haberhauer, composer, dies at 52  

Feb 24   In the year 1799 broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41  

Feb 25   In the year 1799 1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land  

Feb 25   In the year 1799 congress passes first federal quarantine legislation  

Mar 01   Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1799 congress standardizes US weights & measures  

Mar 02   Congress standardizes US weights &measures in the year 1799.  

Mar 06   Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine in the year 1799.  

Mar 06   Napoleon captures Jaffa Palestine in the year 1799.  

Mar 07   Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1799

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of jedediah Strong Smith, US fur trader/explorer  

Jan 07   Daniel Tyler, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852) was born in the year 1799.  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright  

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of john Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)  

Feb 11   Basil Moreau, French Founder priest (d. 1873) was born in the year 1799.  

Feb 26   On this day in history birth of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864)  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1799

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1799 w G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25  

Jan 09   In the year 1799 death of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)  

Jan 22   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722) died in the year 1799.  

Feb 04   Étienne-Louis Boullée, French architect (b. 1728) died in the year 1799.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711)  

Feb 12   Frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1799.  

Feb 16   Charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74 in the year 1799.  

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