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                             The Life of Bristow, William
1747/03/01 to 1798/04/-- male 10 Children Merchant - may have been born in 1751
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1747/--/-- -1 - Nadir Shah of Persia (Iran) is assassinated.
1747/--/-- -1 - The Ohio Company is formed to promote settlement west of the Appalachians.
1747/--/-- -1 - The Pathans defeat the Persians; Ahmad Shah Sadozai founds a new dynasty.
1747/03/01 0 *** Bristow, William - Born to Bristow, John Christ Church Parrish, Middlesex, Virginia
1748/--/-- 0 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints Robert Andrews and Mary, His Wife.
1748/--/-- 0 - French political philosopher Montesquieu writes The Spirit of the Laws.
1748/--/-- 0 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
1749/--/-- 1 - English novelist Henry Fielding writes Tom Jones.
1749/--/-- 1 - Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni writes La Putta honorata (The Respectable Girl).
1749/--/-- 1 - The British found Halifax in Nova Scotia as a military base.
1750/--/-- 2 - American frontiersman Christopher Gist explores the Ohio River region.
1750/--/-- 2 - Baal Shem Tov founds the Jewish sect of Hasidism about this time.
1750/--/-- 2 - Poona becomes the capital of the Maratha confederacy in India.
1750/--/-- 2 - The Afshars are replaced by the Zand dynasty in Persia (Iran); Shiraz becomes the capital.
1750/--/-- 2 - The Conestoga wagon develops in Pennsylvania about this time.
1750/--/-- 2 - The neoclassical movement in art develops in Europe about this time.
1750/--/-- 2 - The waltz becomes a popular dance in Europe about this time.
1751/--/-- 3 *** Powell, Margaret (Bristow) [Wife] - Born to Powell, William and Peyton, Eleanor Waller (Powell) Loudoun County, Virginia
1751/--/-- 3 - English novelist Tobias Smollett writes The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.
1751/--/-- 3 - English soldier Robert Clive captures Arcot in India.
1751/--/-- 3 - Jean Etienne Guettard produces the first geological maps of France.
1751/--/-- 3 - The Worcester Royal Porcelain Company is founded in England.
1751/--/-- 3 - The first volume of Diderot's Encyclopedie is published.
1751/09/28 4 *** Bristow, James [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Jedediah and Elinor
1752/--/-- 4 - Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning conductor.
1752/--/-- 4 - French artist Francois Boucher paints Mademoiselle O'Murphy.
1752/--/-- 4 - Italian artist Tiepolo paints the Marriage of Frederick Barbarossa.
1753/--/-- 5 - Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus publishes his system of plant classification.
1753/--/-- 5 - The British Museum is founded in London.
1754/--/-- 6 - French attacks against the English in Ohio lead to the last French and Indian War.
1754/--/-- 6 - Italian architect Rastrelli designs the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad).
1754/--/-- 6 - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is founded at Saint Andrews in Scotland.
1754/--/-- 6 - Thomas Chippendale publishes The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Directory.
1755/--/-- 7 - Adventurer and lover Casanova is arrested in Venice for witchcraft.
1755/--/-- 7 - Pasquale Paoli founds an independent state in Corsica.
1755/--/-- 7 - Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the English Language.
1755/--/-- 7 - The British under Braddock are defeated by the French at Fort Duquesne.
1755/--/-- 7 - The French population of Acadia (Nova Scotia) is deported by the British.
1755/--/-- 7 - The Lisbon earthquake kills 50,000.
1755/05/19 8 *** Bristow, Benjamin [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Jedediah and Elinor
1756/--/-- 8 - 123 British soldiers are alleged to have died in the Black Hole of Calcutta in Bengal, India.
1756/--/-- 8 - French general Montcalm captures Fort Oswego and dominates the Great Lakes.
1756/--/-- 8 - The Seven Years' War begins with a Prussian attack on Austria.
1756/--/-- 8 - William Pitt (the Elder) becomes prime minister of Britain.
1757/--/-- 9 - Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Franco-Austrian army at Rossbach.
1757/--/-- 9 - Robert Clive defeats the nawab of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey in India.
1758/--/-- 10 - Americans and British regulars under General Forbes capture Fort Duquesne.
1758/--/-- 10 - The Burmese overthrow the Mons; Rangoon becomes the new capital of Burma.
1758/--/-- 10 - The French under Montcalm defeat the British at Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 11 - French poet and dramatist Voltaire publishes his philosophical novel Candide.
1759/--/-- 11 - Josiah Wedgwood establishes his first pottery works.
1759/--/-- 11 - The Botanical Gardens are founded at Kew in London.
1759/--/-- 11 - The British defeat the French at Niagara; Amherst captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 11 - The British under Wolfe defeat Montcalm at Quebec; Wolfe dies from his wounds.
1759/--/-- 11 - The Russians defeat Frederick II at Kunersdorf.
1760/--/-- 12 - English architect Robert Adam begins the design of Syon House.
1760/--/-- 12 - English novelist Laurence Sterne publishes the first volumes of Tristram Shandy.
1760/--/-- 12 - George II dies; he is succeeded by his grandson George III as king of England.
1760/--/-- 12 - The British under Amherst capture Montreal, ending French resistance in North America.
1760/--/-- 12 - The Russians invade Prussia and burn Berlin.
1761/--/-- 13 - Franz Josef Haydn becomes court composer to Prince Esterhazy.
1761/09/02 14 - George III crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1762/--/-- 14 - American Indian religious leader, the Delaware Prophet, is active in the Ohio Valley.
1762/--/-- 14 - Britain seizes Cuba and the Philippines from Spain.
1762/--/-- 14 - British animal painter George Stubbs completes the Horse Attacked by a Lion.
1762/--/-- 14 - Catherine II (Catherine the Great) succeeds her husband as empress of Russia.
1762/--/-- 14 - France cedes Louisiana to Spain to prevent British control of the region.
1762/--/-- 14 - French philosopher Rousseau publishes The Social Contract and Emile.
1762/--/-- 14 - Peter III succeeds Elizabeth as emperor of Russia, but is deposed and murdered.
1762/--/-- 14 - The Russians end their alliance with Austria against Prussia.
1762/--/-- 14 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performs at the Imperial court in Vienna at age 6.
1763/--/-- 15 - Augustus III dies; he is succeeded (1764) by Stanislaw II, the last king of Poland.
1763/--/-- 15 - Britain returns Cuba and the Philippines to Spain in exchange for Florida.
1763/--/-- 15 - France cedes Canada and all territories east of the Mississippi River to Britain.
1763/--/-- 15 - France recognizes British dominance in India.
1763/--/-- 15 - French forces withdraw from Germany; Prussia retains Silesia.
1763/--/-- 15 - James Boswell meets Samuel Johnson for the first time.
1763/--/-- 15 - The Ottawa chief Pontiac leads an uprising against the British.
1763/--/-- 15 - The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian Wars.
1763/--/-- 15 - The Wahhabi Saudis begin to establish control over Arabia.
1764/--/-- 16 *** Bristow, James [Great Uncle] - Died
1764/--/-- 16 - German historian Johann Winckelmann publishes his History of the Art of Antiquity.
1764/--/-- 16 - Thomas Chatterton forges the Rowley poems at the age of 12.
1765/--/-- 17 - Francis I dies; he is succeeded by Joseph II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1765/--/-- 17 - French artist Francois Boucher is appointed court painter to Louis XV.
1765/--/-- 17 - George Grenville's Stamp Act imposes a tax on all publications in the American colonies.
1765/--/-- 17 - Horace Walpole publishes his Gothic novel The Castle of Otranto.
1765/--/-- 17 - Lancelot Capability Brown designs the gardens at Blenheim Palace.
1765/--/-- 17 - Robert Clive is appointed governor of Bengal in India.
1765/--/-- 17 - Samuel Adams helps to found the Sons of Liberty to oppose the Stamp Act.
1765/--/-- 17 - Sir William Blackstone begins his Commentaries on the Laws of England.
1766/--/-- 18 - Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith publishes The Vicar of Wakefield.
1766/--/-- 18 - English chemist Henry Cavendish isolates hydrogen gas for the first time.
1766/--/-- 18 - French artist Jean Honore Fragonard paints The Swing.
1766/--/-- 18 - German dramatist and critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing publishes Laocoon.
1766/--/-- 18 - The Declaratory Act imposes Parliament's right to make laws in the colonies.
1766/--/-- 18 - The Nautical Almanac provides the first practical method for determining longitude.
1766/--/-- 18 - The Stamp Act is repealed after strong opposition from American colonists.
1767/--/-- 19 *** Powell, Margaret (Bristow) [Wife] & Bristow, William - Married
1767/--/-- 19 - German composer Christoph Willibald Gluck writes his opera Alceste.
1767/--/-- 19 - German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn publishes Phaedon.
1767/--/-- 19 - The Burmese destroy the Siam capital of Ayutthaya; the Bangkok Period begins.
1767/--/-- 19 - The Mason-Dixon line establishes the Pennsylvania-Maryland boundary.
1767/--/-- 19 - The Townshend Acts impose a tax on imports to North America.
1768/--/-- 20 - Genoa sells its rights in Corsica to France.
1768/--/-- 20 - Joshua Reynolds becomes the first president of the Royal Academy in London.
1768/--/-- 20 - Louis Antoine de Bougainville claims the Pacific island of Tahiti for France.
1768/--/-- 20 - The Russo-Turkish War is renewed.
1768/--/-- 20 - The first weekly numbers of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are issued.
1769/--/-- 21 - American pioneer Daniel Boone explores a route through the Cumberland Gap.
1769/--/-- 21 - French forces in Corsica defeat Pasquale Paoli; Corsica becomes a province of France.
1769/--/-- 21 - James Watt patents a condenser to improve the performance of steam engines.
1769/--/-- 21 - Ottawa Indian chief Pontiac is assassinated by a Peoria Indian.
1769/--/-- 21 - Richard Arkwright invents a spinning frame to mechanize cotton weaving.
1769/--/-- 21 - The Comtesse du Barry becomes the official mistress to Louis XV.
1769/--/-- 21 - The Gurkhas conquer Nepal.
1770/--/-- 22 *** Bristow, Benjamin W. [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow)
1770/--/-- 22 - A brawl between British troops and colonists leads to the Boston Massacre.
1770/--/-- 22 - British explorer James Bruce discovers the source of the Blue Nile.
1770/--/-- 22 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints The Blue Boy.
1770/--/-- 22 - English navigator James Cook explores New Zealand and the east coast of Australia.
1770/--/-- 22 - Lord North becomes prime minister of Britain.
1770/--/-- 22 - Louis, the future king of France, marries Marie Antoinette.
1770/--/-- 22 - The British Parliament repeals the Townshend Acts.
1770/--/-- 22 - Thomas Jefferson begins building Monticello, his house in Virginia.
1771/--/-- 23 - Governor Tyron defeats the Regulators (dissident farmers) in North Carolina.
1771/--/-- 23 - Gustav III succeeds his father as king of Sweden.
1771/02/05 23 *** Bristow, William [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow)
1772/--/-- 24 - American artist Benjamin West paints The Death of Wolfe.
1772/--/-- 24 - English artist Joshua Reynolds paints a Portrait of Samuel Johnson.
1772/--/-- 24 - Poland is partitioned among Russia, Prussia and Austria.
1773/--/-- 25 - American colonists throw British tea into Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party.
1773/--/-- 25 - Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith writes the play She Stoops to Conquer.
1773/--/-- 25 - Calcutta is established as the capital of British India.
1773/--/-- 25 - Don Cossack Yemelian Pugachev leads the Peasant's Revolt in Russia.
1773/--/-- 25 - Pope Clement XIV persecutes the Jesuits.
1774/--/-- 26 - Britain passes the Intolerable Acts and closes the port of Boston.
1774/--/-- 26 - British scientist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen.
1774/--/-- 26 - Edmund Burke's speech On American Taxation defends the colony's rights.
1774/--/-- 26 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe publishes The Sorrows of Young Werther.
1774/--/-- 26 - Louis XV dies; he is succeeded by his grandson Louis XVI as king of France.
1774/--/-- 26 - Rhode Island becomes the first state to abolish slavery.
1774/--/-- 26 - The Quebec Act grants religious liberty to Roman Catholics in Canada.
1774/--/-- 26 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji ends the Russo-Turkish War.
1774/--/-- 26 - The first Continental Congress meets and condemns Britain's Intolerable Acts.
1774/--/-- 26 - Warren Hastings is appointed as the first Governor-General of British India.
1775/--/-- 27 - American patriot Patrick Henry states "Give me liberty, or give me death."
1775/--/-- 27 - Americans under Montgomery occupy Montreal, but fail to capture Quebec.
1775/--/-- 27 - British troops and colonial militia clash at Lexington, starting the American Revolution.
1775/--/-- 27 - British troops suffer heavy losses at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
1775/--/-- 27 - French dramatist Caron de Beaumarchais writes the Barber of Seville.
1775/--/-- 27 - Paul Revere rides to Lexington to warn of approaching British troops.
1775/--/-- 27 - Revolutionary War Begins
1775/--/-- 27 - The Continental Congress chooses George Washington to head the Continental Army.
1776/--/-- 28 - American General Charles Lee is captured by the British.
1776/--/-- 28 - Ann Lee establishes a Shaker community at Wartervliet in New York.
1776/--/-- 28 - British forces are evacuated from Boston.
1776/--/-- 28 - British forces under Sir Henry Clinton bombard Charleston harbor.
1776/--/-- 28 - Charles Burney publishes the first volume of A General History of Music.
1776/--/-- 28 - David Bushnell's submarine the Turtle makes an abortive attack on British ships.
1776/--/-- 28 - Economist Adam Smith publishes the Wealth of Nations.
1776/--/-- 28 - Edward Gibbon publishes the first volume of Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
1776/--/-- 28 - Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin organizes the Russian Black Sea fleet.
1776/--/-- 28 - Howe defeats Washington at White Plains; Washington retreats across the Delaware.
1776/--/-- 28 - Nathan Hale is executed by the British as a spy.
1776/--/-- 28 - Swiss banker Jacques Necker is appointed director of the treasury by Louis XVI.
1776/--/-- 28 - The British under Howe defeat Washington on Long Island and occupy New York.
1776/--/-- 28 - The Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence.
1776/--/-- 28 - The Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) literary movement begins in Germany.
1776/--/-- 28 - Thomas Paine publishes his Revolutionary War pamphlet Common Sense.
1776/--/-- 28 - Washington defeats British forces at Trenton and Princeton (1777).
1777/--/-- 29 *** Bristow, Thomas [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Virginia
1777/--/-- 29 - Burgoyne capitulates to Horatio Gates' American forces at Saratoga.
1777/--/-- 29 - Christianity is introduced into Korea.
1777/--/-- 29 - French chemist Lavoisier proves that air is composed of oxygen and nitrogen.
1777/--/-- 29 - General Burgoyne captures Ticonderoga and defeats the Americans in Pennsylvania.
1777/--/-- 29 - Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy The School for Scandal is produced.
1777/--/-- 29 - The British under Howe capture Philadelphia, forcing Congress to flee.
1777/--/-- 29 - The British under Howe defeat Washington's Continental Army at Brandywine Creek.
1777/--/-- 29 - The Continental Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the American flag.
1777/--/-- 29 - The Marquis de Lafayette offers his services to the Continental Congress.
1777/--/-- 29 - Washington's Continental Army spends a hard winter at Valley Forge.
1778/--/-- 30 - English novelist Fanny Burney writes Evelina.
1778/--/-- 30 - France enters the American War of Independence in support of the colonies.
1778/--/-- 30 - Franz Anton Mesmer opens a Paris practice to treat patients using magnetism.
1778/--/-- 30 - John Singleton Copley paints Watson and the Shark.
1778/--/-- 30 - La Scala opera house opens in Milan, Italy.
1778/--/-- 30 - Portugal transfers its rights in Equatorial Guinea to Spain.
1778/--/-- 30 - Washington clashes with British forces under Clinton at Monmouth, N.J.
1778/08/29 31 *** Bristow, Peyton [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Virginia
1779/--/-- 31 *** Bristow, Henry [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Virginia
1779/--/-- 31 - American forces under Sullivan campaign against the Iroquois on the New York border.
1779/--/-- 31 - An American squadron led by John Paul Jones attacks British shipping.
1779/--/-- 31 - British explorer James Cook is killed by natives on Hawaii.
1779/--/-- 31 - George Rogers Clark recaptures Vincennes from the British.
1779/--/-- 31 - Samuel Crompton develops his spinning mule for England's cotton industry.
1779/--/-- 31 - Samuel Johnson begins writing The Lives of the Poets
1779/--/-- 31 - Spain declares war on Britain and lays siege to Gibraltar.
1779/--/-- 31 - War breaks out between Dutch settlers and the Xhosas in South Africa.
1780/--/-- 32 *** Bristow, James [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Loudoun County, Virginia
1780/--/-- 32 - Americans under Horatio Gates are defeated by Cornwallis at Camden, S.C.
1780/--/-- 32 - Andre's capture exposes Benedict Arnold's plot to surrender West Point.
1780/--/-- 32 - English spy John Andre is caught and executed by the Americans.
1780/--/-- 32 - Francis Marion and Thomas Sumter lead guerrilla forces against the British.
1780/--/-- 32 - Luigi Galvani begins experiments on the effect of electricity on nerves and muscles.
1780/--/-- 32 - Maria Theresa dies; Joseph II inherits the crown of Bohemia and Hungary.
1780/--/-- 32 - Peruvian Indians under Tupac Amaru revolt against Spainish rule.
1780/--/-- 32 - The British under Clinton occupy Charleston, S.C. and capture the garrison.
1780/--/-- 32 - The Derby horse race is established in England.
1780/--/-- 32 - The Gordon Riots begin in London against Catholic emancipation.
1780/--/-- 32 - Venetian artist Francesco Guardi paints the Gondola on the Lagoon.
1781/--/-- 33 - American forces under Daniel Morgan defeat the British at the Battle of Cowpens.
1781/--/-- 33 - English astronomer William Herschel discovers the planet Uranus.
1781/--/-- 33 - German philosopher Immanuel Kant publishes his Critique of Pure Reason.
1781/--/-- 33 - The British defeat Hyder Ali the Muslim ruler of Mysore (now Karnataka) in India.
1781/--/-- 33 - The British under Cornwallis surrender to the Americans at Yorktown.
1781/--/-- 33 - The French aid Washington in the siege of Yorktown.
1782/--/-- 34 - Henry Grattan's Patriot party achieves legislative independence for Ireland.
1782/--/-- 34 - Kamehameha I begins a ten-year war for control of Hawaii.
1782/--/-- 34 - Peace talks open in Paris between Britain and America.
1782/--/-- 34 - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos writes Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
1782/--/-- 34 - Rama I founds the Chakkri dynasty in Siam (Thailand) with Bangkok as its capital.
1782/--/-- 34 - The design for the Great Seal of the United States is adopted by the Continental Congress.
1782/--/-- 34 - Tippu Sultan succeeds his father as ruler of Mysore (now Karnataka) in India.
1783/--/-- 35 - An earthquake kills 30,000 people at Calabria in Italy.
1783/--/-- 35 - Britain cedes all lands west to Mississippi River
1783/--/-- 35 - Britain recognizes the independence of the United States at the Treaty of Paris.
1783/--/-- 35 - British forces abandon New York, their last stronghold in North America.
1783/--/-- 35 - French scientist Jacques Charles demonstrates the first hydrogen-inflated balloon.
1783/--/-- 35 - Peace Treaty ends Revolutionary War
1783/--/-- 35 - Revolutionary War Ends
1783/--/-- 35 - Russia gains control of the Crimea after three centuries of Turkish rule.
1783/--/-- 35 - The British return Florida to Spain under the terms of the Treaty of Paris.
1783/--/-- 35 - The Montgolfier brothers make the first manned flight in a hot air balloon.
1783/--/-- 35 - William Pitt (the Younger) becomes prime minister of Britain at age 24.
1783/--/-- 35 - William Pitt II becomes English Prime Minister at 24
1783/04/06 36 *** Bristow, Leven [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Henry County, Virginia
1784/--/-- 36 *** Bristow, Jedediah [Great Uncle] - Died Buckingham, Virginia
1784/--/-- 36 *** Bristow, Joseph (Jasper) [Son] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow)
1784/--/-- 36 - American inventor Oliver Evans develops the first automated flour mill.
1784/--/-- 36 - Ben Franklin invents bifocal eyeglasses
1784/--/-- 36 - French dramatist Caron de Beaumarchais writes the Marriage of Figaro.
1784/--/-- 36 - French neoclassical artist Jacques Louis David paints The Oath of Horatii.
1784/--/-- 36 - Grigory Shelekhov founds the first Russian colony in America at Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1784/--/-- 36 - Thomas Jefferson's proposes a ban on slavery in the western territories.
1785/--/-- 37 - English poet William Cowper publishes The Task.
1785/--/-- 37 - French navigator La Perouse sails to the Pacific to find the Northwest Passage.
1785/--/-- 37 - Jean Pierre Blanchard makes the first balloon flight across the English Channel.
1785/--/-- 37 - New York City becomes the temporary capital of the United States.
1785/--/-- 37 - Newspaper publisher John Walter founds The Times of London.
1786/--/-- 38 - Daniel Shays leads a rebellion against the state government in Massachusetts.
1786/--/-- 38 - First ice cream made commercially in NYC
1786/--/-- 38 - Francisco de Goya becomes court painter to Charles III of Spain.
1786/--/-- 38 - Frederick II dies; he is succeeded by his son Frederick William II as king of Prussia.
1786/--/-- 38 - Lord Cornwallis succeeds Warren Hastings as governor-general of India.
1786/--/-- 38 - Robert Burns publishes Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect.
1786/--/-- 38 - Shay's Rebellion, MASS
1786/--/-- 38 - Singapore, Penang and Melaka are ceded to Britain as the Straits Settlements.
1786/--/-- 38 - Swiss climbers make the first ascent of Mount Blanc.
1787/--/-- 39 - Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison write the first Federalist essays.
1787/--/-- 39 - American inventor John Fitch launches a steam-powered ferry boat on the Delaware.
1787/--/-- 39 - Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart writes the opera Don Giovanni.
1787/--/-- 39 - British reformer William Wilberforce declares his aims to abolish slavery.
1787/--/-- 39 - Constitutional Convention
1787/--/-- 39 - Henry Holland builds the first Royal Pavilion at Brighton for the Prince Regent.
1787/--/-- 39 - Royall Tyler's The Contrast becomes the first stage comedy to be produced in the U.S.
1787/--/-- 39 - The Assembly of Notables is summoned by Louis XVI to reform French taxation.
1787/--/-- 39 - The British found Freetown and establish Sierra Leone as a colony for freed slaves.
1787/--/-- 39 - The Constitutional Convention meets in Philadelphia to draw up a U.S. Constitution.
1787/--/-- 39 - The Continental Congress excludes slavery from the Northwest Territory.
1787/--/-- 39 - The Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C.) is formed in London, England.
1787/--/-- 39 - Turkey declares war on Russia, beginning a new Russo-Turkish War.
1788/--/-- 40 - "The Federalist" published
1788/--/-- 40 - A crop failure in France leads to bread riots.
1788/--/-- 40 - Austria joins Russia in the war against Turkey.
1788/--/-- 40 - Captain Arthur Phillip founds the first Australian penal colony at Sydney Cove.
1788/--/-- 40 - Constitution ratified
1788/--/-- 40 - French physicist Lagrange publishes his Analytical Mechanics.
1788/--/-- 40 - George III of England has his first attack of mental illness.
1788/--/-- 40 - Mozart composes 3 symphonies: E-flat, G minor and Jupiter in less than 7 weeks.
1788/--/-- 40 - Swedish forces under Gustav III attack Russia.
1788/--/-- 40 - Warren Hastings is impeached for maladministration in India.
1789/--/-- 41 - A National Assembly is declared in France, ending the power of the States-General.
1789/--/-- 41 - Alexander Hamilton becomes the first U.S. secretary of the treasury.
1789/--/-- 41 - Austrian forces capture Belgrade from the Turks.
1789/--/-- 41 - Bill of Rights adopted
1789/--/-- 41 - English poet and artist William Blake publishes Songs of Innocence.
1789/--/-- 41 - French Revolution begins
1789/--/-- 41 - French sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon makes busts of Jefferson and Washington.
1789/--/-- 41 - George Washington (Federalist) becomes president of the United States
1789/--/-- 41 - Jeremy Bentham publishes An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation.
1789/--/-- 41 - Louis XVI is forced to capitulate; France becomes a constitutional monarchy.
1789/--/-- 41 - Mutinous sailors seize H.M.S. Bounty and take refuge on Pitcairn Island.
1789/--/-- 41 - The Federalist party is formed by supporters of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
1789/--/-- 41 - The French National Assembly formulates a Declaration of the Rights of Man.
1789/--/-- 41 - The French Revolution begins with an attack on the Bastille.
1789/--/-- 41 - The Supreme Court of the United States is founded with John Jay as Chief Justice.
1789/--/-- 41 - The Tammany Hall political organization is founded in New York.
1789/--/-- 41 - The first national Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the U.S.
1789/--/-- 41 - Tippu Sultan begins the Third Mysore War against the British in India.
1789/--/-- 41 - Washington is elected as the first U.S. president; John Adams becomes vice-president.
1789/--/-- 41 - Wm. Blake publishes "Songs of Innocence"
1789/04/17 42 *** Bristow, Nancy (Culver) [Daughter] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow)
1789/12/07 42 *** Miles, Sarah & Bristow, Benjamin W. [Son] - Married Franklin County Virginia
1790/--/-- 42 - Leopold II succeeds Joseph II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1790/--/-- 42 - New England captains extend whaling into the Pacific Ocean about this time.
1790/--/-- 42 - Philadelphia replaces New York as the temporary capital of the U.S.
1790/--/-- 42 - Seat of government moves from NYC to Philadelphia
1790/--/-- 42 - Sweden and Russia sign a peace treaty.
1790/--/-- 42 - The New York Stock Exchange is founded.
1790/--/-- 42 - The bolero Spanish dance is introduced about this time.
1790/--/-- 42 - Thomas Jefferson proposes a decimal (metric) system; Congress rejects the suggestion.
1791/--/-- 43 *** Bristow, Margaret (Atwood) [Daughter] - Born to Bristow, William and Powell, Margaret (Bristow) Virginia
1791/--/-- 43 *** Bristow, Margaret (Lewis) [Granddaughter] - Born to Bristow, Benjamin W. and Miles, Sarah
1791/--/-- 43 - Austria returns Belgrade to the Turks.
1791/--/-- 43 - Chinese author Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in publishes The Dream of the Red Chamber.
1791/--/-- 43 - Emperor Joseph II ends the war between Austria and Turkey.
1791/--/-- 43 - James Boswell publishes his Life of Samuel Johnson.
1791/--/-- 43 - Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are captured while trying to leave France.
1791/--/-- 43 - Marquis de Sade writes the novel Justine from his prison cell.
1791/--/-- 43 - Miami Indian chief Little Turtle defeats an American force under General Arthur St. Clair.
1791/--/-- 43 - Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time.
1791/--/-- 43 - Pierre Charles L'Enfant designs the new U.S. capital of Washington, D.C.
1791/--/-- 43 - The Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution) is ratified.
1791/--/-- 43 - The First Bank of the United States is founded.
1791/--/-- 43 - The Province of Quebec is divided into Upper Canada and Lower Canada.
1791/--/-- 43 - Thomas Paine publishes The Rights of Man in defense of the French revolution.
1791/--/-- 43 - Thomas Sheraton publishes The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book.
1791/--/-- 43 - Tom Paine "The Rights of Man"
1791/--/-- 43 - Toussaint l'Ouverture leads a slave revolt in Haiti against the French.
1791/--/-- 43 - Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
1792/--/-- 44 - Architect James Hoban wins the competition to design the White House.
1792/--/-- 44 - Charles Bulfinch designs the Connecticut State House (now Hartford City Hall).
1792/--/-- 44 - First U.S. Trade Union of shoemakers
1792/--/-- 44 - France declares war on Austria and Prussia, beginning the French Revolutionary Wars.
1792/--/-- 44 - Francis II succeeds Leopold II to become the last Holy Roman Emperor.
1792/--/-- 44 - George Washington is reelected as president.
1792/--/-- 44 - German philosopher Fichte writes an Essay toward a Critique of All Revelations.
1792/--/-- 44 - Gustav III of Sweden is assassinated at a masquerade in Stockholm.
1792/--/-- 44 - Jefferson leads the Democratic-Republican party in opposition to the Federalists.
1792/--/-- 44 - Kentucky becomes the 15th state of the Union.
1792/--/-- 44 - Mary Wollstonecraft publishes A Vindication of the Rights of Women.
1792/--/-- 44 - New insurrections begin in France; Louis XVI is imprisoned by the Commune of Paris.
1792/--/-- 44 - Russia and Prussia invade Poland, which is still recovering from the Partition of 1772.
1792/--/-- 44 - Swiss scientist Aime Argand develops a practical oil lamp using a tubular wick.
1792/--/-- 44 - The Columbia River is discovered by Boston trader Robert Gray.
1792/--/-- 44 - The French Republic adopts the guillotine as a uniform method of execution.
1792/--/-- 44 - The French under Dumouriez halt the Prussians and defeat the Austrians at Jemappes.
1792/--/-- 44 - The National Convention proclaims France a Republic.
1792/--/-- 44 - The Treaty of Jasso ends the Russo-Turkish War.
1792/--/-- 44 - The dollar is selected as the U.S. unit of currency.
1792/--/-- 44 - Thomas Paine publishes the Rights of Man and is outlawed for treason in England.
1793/--/-- 45 - Britain, Holland, Spain and Sardinia form a new anti-French coalition.
1793/--/-- 45 - Eli Whitney invents cotton gin; revives dying slave economy of South
1793/--/-- 45 - Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin.
1793/--/-- 45 - France adopts the metric system of measurement.
1793/--/-- 45 - France raises the first national army of conscripts to oppose the Coalition forces.
1793/--/-- 45 - French King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette executed
1793/--/-- 45 - French revolutionary Jean Paul Marat is murdered by Charlotte Corday.
1793/--/-- 45 - Fugitive Slave Act
1793/--/-- 45 - George Washington lays the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.
1793/--/-- 45 - J.-L. David paints "The Dead Marat"
1793/--/-- 45 - Jean Pierre Blanchard makes the first U.S. balloon flight in Philadelphia.
1793/--/-- 45 - Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are executed; the Reign of Terror begins in France.
1793/--/-- 45 - Russia and Prussia seize Polish lands as part of the Second Partition of Poland.
1794/--/-- 46 *** Bristow, Miles [Grandson] - Born to Bristow, Benjamin W. and Miles, Sarah
1794/--/-- 46 - Ann Ward Radcliffe publishes her gothic novel The Mysteries of Udolpho.
1794/--/-- 46 - French engineer Claude Chappe invents the semaphore signaling system.
1794/--/-- 46 - Jay's Treaty settles disputes between Britain and the U.S.
1794/--/-- 46 - Militia under General Henry Lee suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania.
1794/--/-- 46 - Robespierre's execution ends the Reign of Terror in France; the Thermidorian Reaction begins.
1794/--/-- 46 - Tadeusz Kosciuszko leads a revolt of Polish peasants against Russia.
1794/--/-- 46 - The British occupy the French island of Corsica for a two-year period.
1794/--/-- 46 - The Qajar (Kajar) dynasty is founded in Persia (Iran).
1794/--/-- 46 - U.S. forces under Anthony Wayne defeat the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
1795/--/-- 47 - American artist Charles Wilson Peale paints the Staircase group.
1795/--/-- 47 - Austrian composer Franz Josef Haydn completes the 12 London symphonies.
1795/--/-- 47 - France claims the island of Hispaniola.
1795/--/-- 47 - Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the insurrectionists in Paris.
1795/--/-- 47 - Prussia and Spain sue for peace with France.
1795/--/-- 47 - Scottish explorer Mungo Park reaches the Gambia and Niger Rivers.
1795/--/-- 47 - Scottish geologist James Hutton publishes his Theory of the Earth.
1795/--/-- 47 - Spain recognizes U.S. claims to West Florida (Mississippi).
1795/--/-- 47 - Stanislaw II abdicates as the last king of Poland.
1795/--/-- 47 - The British capture Cape Province (South Africa) from the Dutch.
1795/--/-- 47 - The Constitution of 1795 establishes a Directory to rule France.
1795/--/-- 47 - The Methodists separate from the Church of England.
1795/--/-- 47 - The final Partition of Poland is made among Russia, Prussia and Austria.
1796/--/-- 48 *** Bristow, Hannah (Harrison) (Davisson) [Granddaughter] - Born to Bristow, Benjamin W. and Miles, Sarah
1796/--/-- 48 - English novelist Fanny Burney publishes Camilla.
1796/--/-- 48 - English physician Edward Jenner develops vaccination against smallpox.
1796/--/-- 48 - George Washington declines to serve as president for a third term.
1796/--/-- 48 - Gilbert Stuart paints a portrait of Washington (used later on the dollar bill).
1796/--/-- 48 - John Adams is elected as the 2nd U.S. president; Jefferson becomes vice-president.
1796/--/-- 48 - Napoleon defeats the Austrian and Sardinian armies in Italy.
1796/--/-- 48 - Napoleon marries Josephine, the widow of the vicomte de Beauharnais.
1796/--/-- 48 - Napoleon restores Corsica to French rule.
1796/--/-- 48 - Samuel Hahnemann publishes his findings on homeopathic treatment.
1796/--/-- 48 - Spain sides with France in the war against Britain.
1796/--/-- 48 - Tennessee becomes the 16th state of the Union.
1796/--/-- 48 - The British seize Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from the Dutch.
1796/03/30 49 *** Beck, Martha Sallie (Bristow) & Bristow, William [Son] - Married Married in Franklin County, VA
1797/--/-- 49 *** Bristow, Edward [Grandson] - Born to Bristow, William and Beck, Martha Sallie (Bristow)
1797/--/-- 49 - Austria cedes the Austrian Netherlands (present-day Belgium) to France.
1797/--/-- 49 - British wood engraver Thomas Bewick publishes A History of British Birds.
1797/--/-- 49 - David Thompson surveys the Mississippi headwaters for the North West Company.
1797/--/-- 49 - John Adams (Federalist) becomes president of the United States
1797/--/-- 49 - Nelson defeats the Spanish fleet at Cape St. Vincent, and the Dutch at Camperdown.
1797/--/-- 49 - The British capture the Spanish colony of Trinidad.
1797/--/-- 49 - The Directory appoint Talleyrand as minister of foreign affairs for France.
1797/--/-- 49 - The Treaty of Campo Formio ends the war of the First Coalition against France.
1797/--/-- 49 - The Venetian Republic is dissolved; Venice is ruled by Austria.
1798/--/-- 50 *** Bristow, Samuel [Grandson] - Born to Bristow, Benjamin W. and Miles, Sarah
1798/--/-- 50 - Alien and Sedition Act
1798/--/-- 50 - America's first professional author Charles Brockden Brown publishes Wieland.
1798/--/-- 50 - Britain, Austria, Russia and Turkey form a Second Coalition against France.
1798/--/-- 50 - Economist Thomas Malthus publishes An Essay on the Principle of Population.
1798/--/-- 50 - Eli Whitney uses early mass production techniques to manufacture muskets.
1798/--/-- 50 - French armies occupy Rome and invade Switzerland, creating the Helvetic Republic.
1798/--/-- 50 - Haydn composes "The Creation"
1798/--/-- 50 - Lord Wellesley becomes governor-general of India.
1798/--/-- 50 - Napoleon's army invades Egypt and defeats the Mamelukes at the Battle of the Pyramids.
1798/--/-- 50 - The French fleet is destroyed by Nelson at Abukir Bay, cutting off Napoleon's forces in Egypt.
1798/--/-- 50 - The U.S. Congress passes the controversial Alien and Sedition Acts.
1798/--/-- 50 - The XYZ Affair leads to the Quasi War between France and the U.S.
1798/--/-- 50 - The territory of Mississippi becomes part of the United States.
1798/--/-- 50 - William Wordsworth publishes Lyrical Ballads with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
1798/--/-- 50 - Wolfe Tone leads a revolt against the British by the Society of United Irishmen.
1798/04/-- 51 *** Bristow, William - Died Patrick County Virginia USA

In 1747 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Sailing ship
By 1798 Transportation was by:
          Bicycle
in addition.

In 1747 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
By 1798 Communications was by:
          Post Office
in addition.

In 1747 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1747 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1747 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1747 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
By 1798 War Making was by:
          Submarine
in addition.

In 1747 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:18:44


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Last revised 10/13/19.