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Historical Events In 1799

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Daniel Tyler, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882 in the year 1799.  

Jan 09   In the year 1799 income Tax introduced in UK  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1799 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.  

Jan 14   On this day in history eli Whitney receives government contract for 10,000 muskets  

Jan 14   King of Naples flees before the advancing French armies in the year 1799.  

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 in the year 1799.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1799 the first US patent for a seeding machine, Eliakim Spooner, Vermont  

Feb 01   Royal Assent given to change the name of Ile St. Jean (St. John's Island) to Prince Edward Island on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1799 joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright  

Feb 05   John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany) in the year 1799.  

Feb 09   On this day in history uSS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgente off Nevis, West Indies  

Feb 09   USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I in the year 1799.  

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

Feb 13   1st US law regulating insurance passed, by Massachusetts in the year 1799.  

Feb 13   On this day in history the first US law regulating insurance passed, by Massachusetts  

Feb 15   On this day in history 1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania  

Feb 15   First US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania in the year 1799.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1799 maurus Haberhauer, composer, dies at 52  

Feb 24   Broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Congress passes first federal quarantine legislation on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1799 alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer  

Mar 02   On this day in history congress standardizes US weights & measures  

Mar 02   On this day in history congress standardizes US weights &measures  

Mar 06   Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine in the year 1799.  

Mar 06   Napoleon captures Jaffa Palestine in the year 1799.  

Mar 07   In the year 1799 frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1799

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1799 birth of jedediah Strong Smith, US fur trader/explorer  

Jan 07   In the year 1799 birth of daniel Tyler, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1882  

Jan 22   Ludger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (d. 1852) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 26   Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1799

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history w G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25  

Jan 09   Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58 in the year 1799.  

Jan 26   Gabriel Christie, British general (b. 1722) died on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Étienne-Louis Boullée, French architect (b. 1728) died on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711) died on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1799 frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 16   In the year 1799 charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74  

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