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1 Januari - Door de Act of Union worden Groot-Brittannië en Ierland verenigd
tot het Verenigd Koninkrijk.
1 Januari - De astronoom Giussepe Piazzi ontdekt de eerste, en tevens grootste,
planetoïde Ceres (diameter 687 kilometer). Doordat Piazzi ziek wordt, raakt men
de planetoïde weer kwijt.

12 April - Hendrik de Cock, Nederlands dominee.
8 Juni - Cornelis van den Houten.
18 Juli - Jacob Verton.

3 December - Dijmphna van den Houten.
10 December - Gerrit Schuld.


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January 1 - Legislative union of Great Britain and Ireland completed under the 1801 Act
of Union, bringing about the United Kingdom.
January 1 - The first (and largest) asteroid Ceres is discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi.
January 20 - John Marshall is appointed Chief Justice of the United States.
February 3 - William Pitt the Younger resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
February 9 - The Treaty of Lunéville ends the war (Second Coalition) between France
and Austria.
February 17 - An electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr is resolved
when Jefferson is elected President of the United States and Burr Vice President by the
United States House of Representatives.
February 27 - Washington, DC is placed under the jurisdiction of the United States Congress.
March 4 - Thomas Jefferson succeeds John Adams as the President of the United States
of America.
March 21 - Second Battle of Abukir: a British army under Ralph Abercromby defeats the
French troops.
March 24 - The Russian tsar Paul I is murdered.
April 2 - First Battle of Copenhagen. Armed Neutrality of the North dissolved.
May - The pascha of Tripoli declares war on United States by having the flagpole on the
consulate chopped down.
July 6 - Battle of Algeciras: The French fleet beats the British fleet.
July 18 - Napoleon signs the Concordat of 1801 with the pope.
August 1 / 2 - A French fleet is defeated by British ships under Horatio Nelson in the Battle
of the Nile.
Joseph-Marie Jacquard developed a loom where the pattern being woven was controlled
by punch cards.
The ultraviolet radiation is discovered by Johann Wilhelm Ritter.

May 11 - Henri Labrouste, architect (+ 1875).
June 8 - Cornelis van den Houten.
July 18 - Jacob Verton.
October 12 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, member of the Swiss Federal Council (+ 1873).
November 1 - Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer.
Frederic Bastiat, French philosopher.

December 3 - Dijmphna van den Houten.
December 10 - Gerrit Schuld.

February 7 - Daniel Chodowiecki, German painter.
March 23 - Tsar Paul of Russia.
March 25 - Novalis, German poet.
March 28 - Ralph Abercromby, British general.
June 4 - Frederick Muhlenberg, first speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

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