March 7 - Napoleon
captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than
2,000 Albanian captives.
March 29 - New York passes a law aimed at gradually abolishing slavery in the state.
July 15 - In the Egyptian village of Rosette, French Captain Pierre Bouchard finds the
July 25 - At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under
November 9 - Napoleon overthrew the French Directory.
December - Napoleon becomes First Consul.
The Dutch East India Company is dissolved.
The Place Royale in Paris is renamed Place des Vosges when the Department of
Vosges becomes the first to pay new Revolutionary taxes.
The American System of manufacturing is invented.Births
January 6 - Jedediah Smith
United States fur trapper and explorer.
April 10 - Johannis Luikaart
March 4 - Jan van den Houten
March 21 - Leendert van den Houten
May 5 - Maria van den Houten
May 13 - Catherine Gore
, author (+ 1861).
May 20- Honoré de Balzac
, French author.
May 21 - Mary Anning
, British paleontologist.
May 26 - Aleksandr Pushkin
, Russian author.
July 4 - King Oscar I
of Sweden and Norway.
June 18 - Prosper Ménière
, French physician.
August 7 - Dimmen van den Houten
September 8 - James Bowman Lindsay
, Scottish inventor.
October 31 - Leendert van den Houten
November 29 - Helena (Lena) Matthijsse
December 27 - Jacob Quant
December 30 - David Douglas
, Scottish botanist.Marinus van den Houte
January 30 - Elizabeth Nagtegaal
20 Augustus - Jan Jacob van den Houten
January 17 - Maria Gaetana Agnesi
, Italian mathematician.
February 19 - Jean-Charles de Borda
, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist,
May 4 - Tipu Sultan
, Indian ruler.
May 18 - Pierre Beaumarchais
, French writer.
June 6 - Patrick Henry
, American revolutionary politician.
August 2 - Jacques Étienne Montgolfier
, French inventor.
August 4 - John Bacon
- British sculptor.
August 29 - Pope Pius VI
October 6 - William Withering
, British doctor.
December 14 - George Washington
, first president of the United States.
December 24 - Adriaantje Abrahamse (Ariaantje) van den Houten
Étienne-Louis Boullée, French architect.To my Homepage