March 14 - Cardinal Barnaba Chiaramonti
is elected pope Pius VII.
March 21 - Pius VII
May 15 - Napoleon Bonaparte
crosses the Alps and invades Italy.
June 14 - Battle of Marengo, Napoleon defeats the Austrian troops near Marengo, Italy.
June 27 - Pascha Jussuf Karamanli
of Tripoli declares war on Sweden by having the
flagpole on the consulate chopped down.
September 5 - The island of Malta, that was occupied by the French, is conquered by
November 1 - US President John Adams
becomes the first President of the United States
to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House)..
November 17 - The United States Congress holds its first Washington, DC session.
December 3 - Battle of Hohenlinden, the French army defeats the Austrian troops.
December 24 - An assault on Napoleon Bonaparte fails in Paris.
Invention of the voltaic pile by Alessandro Volta
: the first chemical battery.
The infrared radiation is discovered by Wilhelm Herschel
January 7 - Millard Fillmore
, 13th President of the United States 1850-1853.
January 25 - Pieternella Raap
February 11 - William Henry Fox Talbot
, English photographic pioneer.
March 15 - Heinrich von Dechsen
, geologist and mineralogist (+ 1889).
May 5 - Maria van den Houten
May 9 - John Brown
, American abolitionist (+ 1859).
April 17 - Jan van den Houten
July 31 - Friedrich Wöhler
, German chemist.
August 12 - Cornelia van den Houten
August 12 - Maria Theresia Wingarts
October 2 - Nat Turner
, leader of a slave rebellion.Charles Goodyear
, American rubber magnate.
January 2 - Maria van den Houten
January 1 - Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton
, French naturalist.
March 14 - Daines Barrington
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