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1778 1779 1780 - 1781 - 1782 1783 1784
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1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 3, 1776). ... Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... Events and Trends French Revolution ( 1789 - 1799). ... Events and Trends Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815). ... Events and Trends End of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe (1803 - 1815). ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Resources ArtLex. ... See also: 1780 in architecture, other events of 1781, 1782 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1780 in literature, other events of 1781, 1782 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1780 in music, other events of 1781, 1782 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1781 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ...


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Colonial governors - State leaders 1780 colonial governors - Events of 1781 - 1782 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1781 List of religious leaders in 1781 List of international organization leaders in 1781 Portugal Angola - José Gonçalo da Gama, Governor of Angola (1779-1782) Macau - Antonio Jose da... 1780 state leaders - Events of 1781 - 1782 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Osei Kwame Panyin, Asantehene (1777-1803) Dahomey - Kpengla, King of Dahomey (1774-1789) Zulu - Jama kaNdaba, King of the Zulu (1763-1781) Senzangakona kaJama, King of the Zulu (1781-1816) Americas United States - Samuel...


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1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ...


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January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants American Patriots, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain... Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States of America. ... Benedict Arnold For other people of the same name, see Benedict Arnold (disambiguation). ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly known as the Articles of Confederation, formed the first governing document of the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5... The Right Honourable William Pitt, the Younger (28 May 1759–23 January 1806) was a British politician during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... The Continental Congress was the legislature of the Thirteen Colonies and later of the United States from 1774 to 1789, a period that included the American Revolutionary War and the Articles of Confederation. ... The Articles of Confederation The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly known as the Articles of Confederation, formed the first governing document of the United States of America. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Sir Wilhelm Friedrich Herschel, FRS (Hanover, November 15, 1738 – August 25, 1822 Slough, then in Buckinghamshire now in Berkshire) was a German-born British astronomer and composer who became famous for discovering the planet Uranus, and made many other astronomical discoveries. ... A planet is generally considered to be a relatively large mass of accreted matter in orbit around a star that is not a star itself. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 120 kPa Hydrogen 83% Helium 15% Methane 1. ... George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738–29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Inter. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... Combatants American Patriots, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain... This portrait of Nathanael Greene was painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1773. ... The Battle of Guilford Court House was a battle fought on March 15, 1781 inside the present-day city of Greensboro, North Carolina, during the American Revolutionary War in which 1,900 British troops under General Charles Cornwallis fought an American force under Rhode Island native General Nathanael Greene numbering... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... Spy and secret agent redirect here; for alternate use, see Spy (disambiguation) and Secret agent (disambiguation). ... Tyburn was a former village in the county of Middlesex which now forms part of Londons City of Westminster. ... Under English, and later British law, high treason is the crime of disloyalty to the Sovereign. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Combatants American Patriots, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain... François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (1722 - January 1788), French admiral, was born at Bar, in the present départment of the Alpes-Maritimes. ... Chesapeake Bay - Landsat photo The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. ... Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (December 31, 1738-October 5, British general and colonial governor. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves (ca. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Waterfront of Groton, Connecticut looking upriver Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut. ... The Battle of Groton Heights was a battle of the American Revolutionary War. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, and the most densely populated major city in North America. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (December 31, 1738-October 5, British general and colonial governor. ... York Hall is a government building on Yorktowns historic Main Street. ... Combatants American Patriots, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... For other people named John Hanson, see John Hanson (disambiguation). ... The President of the Continental Congress was the presiding officer of the Continental Congress elected by the delegates to the congress. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Zong is the name of a ship owned by James Gregson and was involved in the African Slave Trade of the eighteenth Century. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Second Battle of Ushant was a naval battle fought between French and British squadrons near Ushant on 12 December 1781 during the American War of Independence. ... The Bank of North America was chartered in 1781 by the Continental Congress and opened on January 7, 1782, at the prodding of Finance Minister Robert Morris, and was rechartered in 1784. ... The Continental Congress was the legislature of the Thirteen Colonies and later of the United States from 1774 to 1789, a period that included the American Revolutionary War and the Articles of Confederation. ... Charles Messier Charles Messier (June 26, 1730 – (April 12, 1817) was a French astronomer who in 1774 published a catalogue of 45 deep sky objects such as nebulae and star clusters. ... Table of all 110 Messier objects. ... Carl Wilhelm Scheele Scheeles house with his pharmacy in Köping. ... General Name, Symbol, Number tungsten, W, 74 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 6, 6, d Appearance grayish white, lustrous Atomic mass 183. ... His tomb and its pillared enclosure outside the cathedral in Königsberg are some of the few artifacts of German times preserved by the Soviets after they conquered East Prussia in 1945. ... The Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft), first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, is widely regarded as the most influential and widely read work of the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. ... Bentham is frequently associated with the foundation of the University of London, specifically University College London, though in fact he was 80 years old when the university opened in 1828, and had no part in its establishment. ... Utilitarian ethics was formulated first by Jeremy Bentham in 1781, and later championed and elaborated by the philosopher John Stuart Mill. ... A blue law, in the United States and Canada, is a type of law restricting activities or sales of goods on Sunday, which had its roots in accommodating Christian Sunday worship, although it persists to this day more as a matter of tradition. ... Antonio Salieri Antonio Salieri (August 18, 1750 – May 7, 1825), born in Legnago, Italy, was a composer and conductor, as well as one of the most important and famous musicians of his time. ... W. A. Mozart, 1790 portrait by Johann Georg Edlinger Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the most significant and enduringly popular composers of European classical music and is widely regarded as one of historys greatest composers. ...

Births

January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ludwig Achim (or Joachim) von Arnim (January 26, 1781 – January 21, 1831), German poet and novelist, was born at Berlin. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Adelbert von Chamisso (January 30, 1781 – August 21, 1838), was a German poet and botanist. ... 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (February 17, 1781- August 13, 1826), French physician; inventor of the stethoscope. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Rebecca Gratz (March 4, 1781 - August 27, 1869) was an American educator and philanthropist. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Portrait of Schinkel on German banknote from 1936 (http://www. ... take you to calendar). ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... George Stephenson Statue of George Stephenson at the National Railway Museum, York George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British engineer who designed a famous and historically important steam-powered locomotive named Rocket, and is known as the Father of British Steam Railways. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Simeon Poisson. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (6 July 1781 - 5 July 1826) was the founder of the city (now country) of Singapore, and is one of the best-known of the many Britons who created the largest empire the world has ever seen. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Commodore John D. Sloat John Drake Sloat (July 6, 1781 – November 28, 1867) was a commodore in the United States Navy and, in 1846, claimed California for the United States. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... Mauro Giuliani Mauro Giuliani (July 27, 1781 – May 8, 1828) was an Italian guitarist and composer. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (September 3, 1781 - February 21, 1824) was the first child and only son of Joséphine de Tascher de la Pagerie and Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais. ... Joséphine de Beauharnais, Empress Joséphine Joséphine de Beauharnais (June 23, 1763 - May 29, 1814) was the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte, and became Empress of France. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Anton (or Antonio) Diabelli (b. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... James Lawrence (October 1, 1781–June 4, 1813) was an American naval hero. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... Lucy Aikin (November 6, 1781- January 29, 1864), born at Warrington, England, had some repute as a historical writer. ... 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Karl Friedrich Eichhorn (November 20, 1781 - July 4, 1854), German jurist, son of Johann Gottfried, was born at Jena. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrés Bello Andrés Bello (Caracas, Venezuela, November 11, 1781 - Santiago, Chile, October 15, 1865), South American humanist, poet, lawmaker, philosopher, educator and philologist, whose work constitutes an important part of Spanish American culture. ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Alexander Berry (November 30, 1781- September 17, 1873) was a Scottish born surgeon, merchant and explorer who in 1822 was given a land grant of 10,000 acres (40 km²) and 100 convicts to establish the first European settlement on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Brewster Sir David Brewster, (December 11, 1781 – February 10, 1868) was a Scottish scientist. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... William Williams has been the name of several notable individuals: Sir William Williams (1634-1700) was a lawyer, MP for Chester and later for Beaumaris, and the first Welshman to become Speaker of the House of Commons, a post which he held from 1680 to 1685. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Battle of Yorktown (1781) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (589 words)
The Battle of Yorktown (1781) was a victory by a combined American and French force led by General George Washington and the Comte de Rochambeau over a British army commanded by General Lord Charles Cornwallis.
When General Rochambeau met General Washington in Wethersfield, Connecticut on 22 May 1781 to determine their strategy against the British, they made plans to move against New York City, which was occupied by about 10,000 men under General Sir Henry Clinton, the overall British commander.
On 14 August 1781, Washington received news that French Admiral de Grasse, stationed in the West Indies, was sailing with his fleet to the Chesapeake Bay.
1781 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (631 words)
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1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar).
January 5 - American Revolutionary War: Richmond, Virginia is burned by British naval forces led by Benedict Arnold.
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