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Historical Events In 1799

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Jan 06   In the year 1799 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Income Tax introduced in UK in the year 1799.  

Jan 10   Friedrich von Schiller's "Die Piccolomini," premieres in Weimar in the year 1799.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1799 king of Naples flees before the advancing French armies  

Jan 17   On this day in history maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, was executed.  

Jan 21   Edward Jenner's smallpox vaccination is introduced in the year 1799.  

Jan 22   In the year 1799 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret, Portuguese playwright on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1799.  

Feb 09   USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I on this day in history.  

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   1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania in the year 1799.  

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

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

Feb 18   Maurus Haberhauer, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1799.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   Congress standardizes US weights & measures on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Congress standardizes US weights &measures on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1799 napolean captures Jaffa Palestine  

Mar 06   Napoleon captures Jaffa Palestine on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1799 birth of john Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)  

Feb 11   In the year 1799 birth of basil Moreau, French Founder priest (d. 1873)  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1799 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   In the year 1799 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1799 death of Étienne-Louis Boullée, French architect (b. 1728)  

Feb 07   In the year 1799 death of qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711)  

Feb 12   On this day in history frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67  

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

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