Historical Events In 1802
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Jan 03 Feliks Ostrowski, composer on this day in history.
Jan 05 John Murray names Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia in the year 1802.
Jan 06 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romania, author/novelist/writer (Gramatica) on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1802 eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright
Jan 14 Marie Allard, French ballerina, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jan 19 [Jean] Silvain van de Weyer, 1st Belg min of Foreign affairs (1831) in the year 1802.
Jan 22 In the year 1802 richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)
Jan 25 Napoleon elected president of Italian (Cisalpine) Republic in the year 1802.
Jan 25 Napoleon elected President of the Italian (Cisalpine) Republic on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1802 congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library
Jan 26 The Italian republic created January 26 from the former Cisalpine republic with Napoleon Bonaparte as president annexes Piedmont September 21 and annexes Parma and Piacenza in October in the year 1802.
Jan 27 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1802.
Jan 29 In the year 1802 john Beckley of Virginia appointed 1st Librarian of Congress
Jan 29 John Beckley of Virginia appointed first Librarian of Congress on this day in history.
Jan 31 Jan C J van Speijk, Dutch naval hero in the year 1802.
Feb 02 On this day in history 1st leopard exhibited in US, Boston (admission 25 cents)
Feb 02 First leopard exhibited in US, Boston (admission 25¢) in the year 1802.
Feb 02 On this day in history jean-Baptiste JD Boussingault, French chemist
Feb 04 Mark Hopkins, US, educator/philosopher (Williams College) on this day in history.
Feb 06 Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7] in the year 1802.
Feb 08 Simon Willard patents banjo clock in the year 1802.
Feb 10 On this day in history in London England Alexander Mackenzie 1764-1820 knighted for achievements in the North West, and for being first to cross the North American continent by land
Feb 11 On this day in history lydia Maria Child, US, author/abolitionist (Juvenile Miscellany)
Feb 20 Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer on this day in history.
Feb 21 George Douglas Ramsey, Bvt Major general (Union Army), died in 1882 in the year 1802.
Feb 26 The birth of Victor Hugo, French novelist and playwright on this day in history.
Feb 26 Victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables) on this day in history.
Feb 27 William George Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, Lord George Bentinck on this day in history.
Mar 07 Johann Georg Witthauer, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1802.
Mar 16 On this day in history george Archibald McCall, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
Mar 16 On this day in history law signed to establish US Military Academy (West Point NY)
Mar 16 Law signed to establish US Milt Academy (West Point, NY) on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1802 uS army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time)
Mar 16 West Point, the first United States Military Academy, opens its doors in the year 1802.