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                            The Life of Bagby, John Arthur
1737/--/-- to 1789/07/13 male 4 Children Capt. in Revolutionary War
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1737/--/-- 0 *** Bagby, John Arthur - Born Jamestown, Virginia
1737/--/-- 0 - William Mayo founds the city of Richmond, Virginia.
1738/--/-- 1 *** Morris, Theodocia [Wife] - Born Louisa County, Virginia
1738/--/-- 1 - A porcelain factory is established in France at Vincennes; it moves later to Sevres.
1738/--/-- 1 - Bernoulli publishes Hydrodynamica, stating his law of hydrodynamics.
1738/--/-- 1 - George Whitefield precipitates the Great Awakening religious revival in America.
1738/--/-- 1 - The Treaty of Vienna concludes the War of the Polish Succession; Stanislaw I abdicates.
1738/--/-- 1 - The excavation of Herculaneum begins in Italy.
1739/--/-- 2 - John Wesley founds the Methodist religious movement.
1739/--/-- 2 - Mutilation of an English sea captain by the Spanish leads to the War of Jenkins' Ear.
1739/--/-- 2 - The British under Admiral Vernon raid Spanish settlements in the West Indies.
1739/--/-- 2 - The Persians under Nadir Shah defeat the Mogul army and destroy Delhi.
1740/--/-- 3 - Anna Empress of Russia dies; she is succeeded by Elizabeth in 1741.
1740/--/-- 3 - Charles VI's daughter Maria Theresa succeeds to the Austrian Habsburg empire.
1740/--/-- 3 - English novelist Samuel Richardson writes Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded.
1740/--/-- 3 - Frederick II (Frederick the Great) assumes the Prussian throne.
1740/--/-- 3 - Frederick II of Prussia invades the Habsburg province of Silesia.
1740/--/-- 3 - Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI dies; the War of the Austrian Succession begins.
1740/--/-- 3 - Scottish philosopher David Hume writes his Treatise of Human Nature.
1740/--/-- 3 - The British under James Oglethorpe attack Spanish possessions in Florida.
1741/--/-- 4 - George Frideric Handel composes the Messiah.
1741/--/-- 4 - Prussia forms an anti-Habsburg coalition with Bavaria, Spain and France.
1742/--/-- 5 - A Spanish invasion of Georgia is defeated by British forces under James Oglethorpe.
1742/--/-- 5 - Maria Theresa makes peace with Frederick II; Silesia is ceded to Prussia.
1742/--/-- 5 - Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius invents the Celsius scale for temperature.
1742/--/-- 5 - The Anti-Habsburg coalition elects Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1742/--/-- 5 - The cast iron Franklin stove is invented by Benjamin Franklin.
1743/--/-- 6 - An English porcelain factory is established at Chelsea in London.
1743/--/-- 6 - The first permanent bullring is built in Madrid.
1744/--/-- 7 - King George's War begins in North America between Britain and France.
1744/--/-- 7 - Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab founds the Wahhabi Muslim sect about this time.
1745/--/-- 8 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) leads a second Jacobite rebellion.
1745/--/-- 8 - Giovanni Piranesi begins his etchings of Carceri d'Invenzione (Imaginary Prisons).
1745/--/-- 8 - Louis XV installs the Marquise de Pompadour as his official mistress.
1745/--/-- 8 - Maria Theresa's husband Francis succeeds Charles VII as Holy Roman Emperor.
1745/--/-- 8 - The British under Pepperrell capture the French fortress of Louisburg in Canada.
1745/--/-- 8 - The French under the Comte de Saxe defeat Austrian, English and Dutch forces at Fontenoy.
1745/--/-- 8 - The Treaty of Dresden confirms Prussian control of Silesia.
1746/--/-- 9 - Britain and France struggle for the domination of India; France seizes Madras.
1746/--/-- 9 - Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) is defeated at Culloden.
1746/--/-- 9 - English actor David Garrick becomes the manager of the Drury Lane Theatre.
1746/--/-- 9 - Ferdinand VI succeeds Philip V as king of Spain.
1746/--/-- 9 - Princeton University is founded in New Jersey.
1747/--/-- 10 - Nadir Shah of Persia (Iran) is assassinated.
1747/--/-- 10 - The Ohio Company is formed to promote settlement west of the Appalachians.
1747/--/-- 10 - The Pathans defeat the Persians; Ahmad Shah Sadozai founds a new dynasty.
1748/--/-- 11 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints Robert Andrews and Mary, His Wife.
1748/--/-- 11 - French political philosopher Montesquieu writes The Spirit of the Laws.
1748/--/-- 11 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
1749/--/-- 12 - English novelist Henry Fielding writes Tom Jones.
1749/--/-- 12 - Italian dramatist Carlo Goldoni writes La Putta honorata (The Respectable Girl).
1749/--/-- 12 - The British found Halifax in Nova Scotia as a military base.
1750/--/-- 13 - American frontiersman Christopher Gist explores the Ohio River region.
1750/--/-- 13 - Baal Shem Tov founds the Jewish sect of Hasidism about this time.
1750/--/-- 13 - Poona becomes the capital of the Maratha confederacy in India.
1750/--/-- 13 - The Afshars are replaced by the Zand dynasty in Persia (Iran); Shiraz becomes the capital.
1750/--/-- 13 - The Conestoga wagon develops in Pennsylvania about this time.
1750/--/-- 13 - The neoclassical movement in art develops in Europe about this time.
1750/--/-- 13 - The waltz becomes a popular dance in Europe about this time.
1751/--/-- 14 - English novelist Tobias Smollett writes The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.
1751/--/-- 14 - English soldier Robert Clive captures Arcot in India.
1751/--/-- 14 - Jean Etienne Guettard produces the first geological maps of France.
1751/--/-- 14 - The Worcester Royal Porcelain Company is founded in England.
1751/--/-- 14 - The first volume of Diderot's Encyclopedie is published.
1752/--/-- 15 - Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning conductor.
1752/--/-- 15 - French artist Francois Boucher paints Mademoiselle O'Murphy.
1752/--/-- 15 - Italian artist Tiepolo paints the Marriage of Frederick Barbarossa.
1753/--/-- 16 - Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus publishes his system of plant classification.
1753/--/-- 16 - The British Museum is founded in London.
1754/--/-- 17 - French attacks against the English in Ohio lead to the last French and Indian War.
1754/--/-- 17 - Italian architect Rastrelli designs the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad).
1754/--/-- 17 - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is founded at Saint Andrews in Scotland.
1754/--/-- 17 - Thomas Chippendale publishes The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Directory.
1755/--/-- 18 *** Morris, Theodocia [Wife] & Bagby, John Arthur - Married
1755/--/-- 18 - Adventurer and lover Casanova is arrested in Venice for witchcraft.
1755/--/-- 18 - Pasquale Paoli founds an independent state in Corsica.
1755/--/-- 18 - Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the English Language.
1755/--/-- 18 - The British under Braddock are defeated by the French at Fort Duquesne.
1755/--/-- 18 - The French population of Acadia (Nova Scotia) is deported by the British.
1755/--/-- 18 - The Lisbon earthquake kills 50,000.
1756/--/-- 19 *** Bagby, Mildred [Daughter] - Born to Bagby, John Arthur and Morris, Theodocia Hanover, Louisa County, Virginia
1756/--/-- 19 - 123 British soldiers are alleged to have died in the Black Hole of Calcutta in Bengal, India.
1756/--/-- 19 - French general Montcalm captures Fort Oswego and dominates the Great Lakes.
1756/--/-- 19 - The Seven Years' War begins with a Prussian attack on Austria.
1756/--/-- 19 - William Pitt (the Elder) becomes prime minister of Britain.
1757/--/-- 20 - Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Franco-Austrian army at Rossbach.
1757/--/-- 20 - Robert Clive defeats the nawab of Bengal at the Battle of Plassey in India.
1758/--/-- 21 - Americans and British regulars under General Forbes capture Fort Duquesne.
1758/--/-- 21 - The Burmese overthrow the Mons; Rangoon becomes the new capital of Burma.
1758/--/-- 21 - The French under Montcalm defeat the British at Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 22 - French poet and dramatist Voltaire publishes his philosophical novel Candide.
1759/--/-- 22 - Josiah Wedgwood establishes his first pottery works.
1759/--/-- 22 - The Botanical Gardens are founded at Kew in London.
1759/--/-- 22 - The British defeat the French at Niagara; Amherst captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1759/--/-- 22 - The British under Wolfe defeat Montcalm at Quebec; Wolfe dies from his wounds.
1759/--/-- 22 - The Russians defeat Frederick II at Kunersdorf.
1760/--/-- 23 - English architect Robert Adam begins the design of Syon House.
1760/--/-- 23 - English novelist Laurence Sterne publishes the first volumes of Tristram Shandy.
1760/--/-- 23 - George II dies; he is succeeded by his grandson George III as king of England.
1760/--/-- 23 - The British under Amherst capture Montreal, ending French resistance in North America.
1760/--/-- 23 - The Russians invade Prussia and burn Berlin.
1761/--/-- 24 - Franz Josef Haydn becomes court composer to Prince Esterhazy.
1761/09/02 24 - George III crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1762/--/-- 25 - American Indian religious leader, the Delaware Prophet, is active in the Ohio Valley.
1762/--/-- 25 - Britain seizes Cuba and the Philippines from Spain.
1762/--/-- 25 - British animal painter George Stubbs completes the Horse Attacked by a Lion.
1762/--/-- 25 - Catherine II (Catherine the Great) succeeds her husband as empress of Russia.
1762/--/-- 25 - France cedes Louisiana to Spain to prevent British control of the region.
1762/--/-- 25 - French philosopher Rousseau publishes The Social Contract and Emile.
1762/--/-- 25 - Peter III succeeds Elizabeth as emperor of Russia, but is deposed and murdered.
1762/--/-- 25 - The Russians end their alliance with Austria against Prussia.
1762/--/-- 25 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performs at the Imperial court in Vienna at age 6.
1762/05/25 25 *** Bagby, John Arthur [Son] - Born to Bagby, John Arthur and Morris, Theodocia Hanover, Louisa, Virginia
1763/--/-- 26 - Augustus III dies; he is succeeded (1764) by Stanislaw II, the last king of Poland.
1763/--/-- 26 - Britain returns Cuba and the Philippines to Spain in exchange for Florida.
1763/--/-- 26 - France cedes Canada and all territories east of the Mississippi River to Britain.
1763/--/-- 26 - France recognizes British dominance in India.
1763/--/-- 26 - French forces withdraw from Germany; Prussia retains Silesia.
1763/--/-- 26 - James Boswell meets Samuel Johnson for the first time.
1763/--/-- 26 - The Ottawa chief Pontiac leads an uprising against the British.
1763/--/-- 26 - The Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War and the French and Indian Wars.
1763/--/-- 26 - The Wahhabi Saudis begin to establish control over Arabia.
1764/--/-- 27 *** Bagby, Richard [Son] - Born to Bagby, John Arthur and Morris, Theodocia
1764/--/-- 27 - German historian Johann Winckelmann publishes his History of the Art of Antiquity.
1764/--/-- 27 - Thomas Chatterton forges the Rowley poems at the age of 12.
1765/--/-- 28 - Francis I dies; he is succeeded by Joseph II as Holy Roman Emperor.
1765/--/-- 28 - French artist Francois Boucher is appointed court painter to Louis XV.
1765/--/-- 28 - George Grenville's Stamp Act imposes a tax on all publications in the American colonies.
1765/--/-- 28 - Horace Walpole publishes his Gothic novel The Castle of Otranto.
1765/--/-- 28 - Lancelot Capability Brown designs the gardens at Blenheim Palace.
1765/--/-- 28 - Robert Clive is appointed governor of Bengal in India.
1765/--/-- 28 - Samuel Adams helps to found the Sons of Liberty to oppose the Stamp Act.
1765/--/-- 28 - Sir William Blackstone begins his Commentaries on the Laws of England.
1766/--/-- 29 - Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith publishes The Vicar of Wakefield.
1766/--/-- 29 - English chemist Henry Cavendish isolates hydrogen gas for the first time.
1766/--/-- 29 - French artist Jean Honore Fragonard paints The Swing.
1766/--/-- 29 - German dramatist and critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing publishes Laocoon.
1766/--/-- 29 - The Declaratory Act imposes Parliament's right to make laws in the colonies.
1766/--/-- 29 - The Nautical Almanac provides the first practical method for determining longitude.
1766/--/-- 29 - The Stamp Act is repealed after strong opposition from American colonists.
1766/02/-- 29 *** Bagby, James [Son] - Born to Bagby, John Arthur and Morris, Theodocia
1767/--/-- 30 - German composer Christoph Willibald Gluck writes his opera Alceste.
1767/--/-- 30 - German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn publishes Phaedon.
1767/--/-- 30 - The Burmese destroy the Siam capital of Ayutthaya; the Bangkok Period begins.
1767/--/-- 30 - The Mason-Dixon line establishes the Pennsylvania-Maryland boundary.
1767/--/-- 30 - The Townshend Acts impose a tax on imports to North America.
1768/--/-- 31 - Genoa sells its rights in Corsica to France.
1768/--/-- 31 - Joshua Reynolds becomes the first president of the Royal Academy in London.
1768/--/-- 31 - Louis Antoine de Bougainville claims the Pacific island of Tahiti for France.
1768/--/-- 31 - The Russo-Turkish War is renewed.
1768/--/-- 31 - The first weekly numbers of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are issued.
1769/--/-- 32 - American pioneer Daniel Boone explores a route through the Cumberland Gap.
1769/--/-- 32 - French forces in Corsica defeat Pasquale Paoli; Corsica becomes a province of France.
1769/--/-- 32 - James Watt patents a condenser to improve the performance of steam engines.
1769/--/-- 32 - Ottawa Indian chief Pontiac is assassinated by a Peoria Indian.
1769/--/-- 32 - Richard Arkwright invents a spinning frame to mechanize cotton weaving.
1769/--/-- 32 - The Comtesse du Barry becomes the official mistress to Louis XV.
1769/--/-- 32 - The Gurkhas conquer Nepal.
1770/--/-- 33 - A brawl between British troops and colonists leads to the Boston Massacre.
1770/--/-- 33 - British explorer James Bruce discovers the source of the Blue Nile.
1770/--/-- 33 - English artist Thomas Gainsborough paints The Blue Boy.
1770/--/-- 33 - English navigator James Cook explores New Zealand and the east coast of Australia.
1770/--/-- 33 - Lord North becomes prime minister of Britain.
1770/--/-- 33 - Louis, the future king of France, marries Marie Antoinette.
1770/--/-- 33 - The British Parliament repeals the Townshend Acts.
1770/--/-- 33 - Thomas Jefferson begins building Monticello, his house in Virginia.
1771/--/-- 34 - Governor Tyron defeats the Regulators (dissident farmers) in North Carolina.
1771/--/-- 34 - Gustav III succeeds his father as king of Sweden.
1772/--/-- 35 - American artist Benjamin West paints The Death of Wolfe.
1772/--/-- 35 - English artist Joshua Reynolds paints a Portrait of Samuel Johnson.
1772/--/-- 35 - Poland is partitioned among Russia, Prussia and Austria.
1773/--/-- 36 - American colonists throw British tea into Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party.
1773/--/-- 36 - Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith writes the play She Stoops to Conquer.
1773/--/-- 36 - Calcutta is established as the capital of British India.
1773/--/-- 36 - Don Cossack Yemelian Pugachev leads the Peasant's Revolt in Russia.
1773/--/-- 36 - Pope Clement XIV persecutes the Jesuits.
1774/--/-- 37 - Britain passes the Intolerable Acts and closes the port of Boston.
1774/--/-- 37 - British scientist Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen.
1774/--/-- 37 - Edmund Burke's speech On American Taxation defends the colony's rights.
1774/--/-- 37 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe publishes The Sorrows of Young Werther.
1774/--/-- 37 - Louis XV dies; he is succeeded by his grandson Louis XVI as king of France.
1774/--/-- 37 - Rhode Island becomes the first state to abolish slavery.
1774/--/-- 37 - The Quebec Act grants religious liberty to Roman Catholics in Canada.
1774/--/-- 37 - The Treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji ends the Russo-Turkish War.
1774/--/-- 37 - The first Continental Congress meets and condemns Britain's Intolerable Acts.
1774/--/-- 37 - Warren Hastings is appointed as the first Governor-General of British India.
1775/--/-- 38 - American patriot Patrick Henry states "Give me liberty, or give me death."
1775/--/-- 38 - Americans under Montgomery occupy Montreal, but fail to capture Quebec.
1775/--/-- 38 - British troops and colonial militia clash at Lexington, starting the American Revolution.
1775/--/-- 38 - British troops suffer heavy losses at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
1775/--/-- 38 - French dramatist Caron de Beaumarchais writes the Barber of Seville.
1775/--/-- 38 - Paul Revere rides to Lexington to warn of approaching British troops.
1775/--/-- 38 - Revolutionary War Begins
1775/--/-- 38 - The Continental Congress chooses George Washington to head the Continental Army.
1776/--/-- 39 - American General Charles Lee is captured by the British.
1776/--/-- 39 - Ann Lee establishes a Shaker community at Wartervliet in New York.
1776/--/-- 39 - British forces are evacuated from Boston.
1776/--/-- 39 - British forces under Sir Henry Clinton bombard Charleston harbor.
1776/--/-- 39 - Charles Burney publishes the first volume of A General History of Music.
1776/--/-- 39 - David Bushnell's submarine the Turtle makes an abortive attack on British ships.
1776/--/-- 39 - Economist Adam Smith publishes the Wealth of Nations.
1776/--/-- 39 - Edward Gibbon publishes the first volume of Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
1776/--/-- 39 - Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin organizes the Russian Black Sea fleet.
1776/--/-- 39 - Howe defeats Washington at White Plains; Washington retreats across the Delaware.
1776/--/-- 39 - Nathan Hale is executed by the British as a spy.
1776/--/-- 39 - Swiss banker Jacques Necker is appointed director of the treasury by Louis XVI.
1776/--/-- 39 - The British under Howe defeat Washington on Long Island and occupy New York.
1776/--/-- 39 - The Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence.
1776/--/-- 39 - The Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) literary movement begins in Germany.
1776/--/-- 39 - Thomas Paine publishes his Revolutionary War pamphlet Common Sense.
1776/--/-- 39 - Washington defeats British forces at Trenton and Princeton (1777).
1777/--/-- 40 - Burgoyne capitulates to Horatio Gates' American forces at Saratoga.
1777/--/-- 40 - Christianity is introduced into Korea.
1777/--/-- 40 - French chemist Lavoisier proves that air is composed of oxygen and nitrogen.
1777/--/-- 40 - General Burgoyne captures Ticonderoga and defeats the Americans in Pennsylvania.
1777/--/-- 40 - Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy The School for Scandal is produced.
1777/--/-- 40 - The British under Howe capture Philadelphia, forcing Congress to flee.
1777/--/-- 40 - The British under Howe defeat Washington's Continental Army at Brandywine Creek.
1777/--/-- 40 - The Continental Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the American flag.
1777/--/-- 40 - The Marquis de Lafayette offers his services to the Continental Congress.
1777/--/-- 40 - Washington's Continental Army spends a hard winter at Valley Forge.
1778/--/-- 41 - English novelist Fanny Burney writes Evelina.
1778/--/-- 41 - France enters the American War of Independence in support of the colonies.
1778/--/-- 41 - Franz Anton Mesmer opens a Paris practice to treat patients using magnetism.
1778/--/-- 41 - John Singleton Copley paints Watson and the Shark.
1778/--/-- 41 - La Scala opera house opens in Milan, Italy.
1778/--/-- 41 - Portugal transfers its rights in Equatorial Guinea to Spain.
1778/--/-- 41 - Washington clashes with British forces under Clinton at Monmouth, N.J.
1779/--/-- 42 - American forces under Sullivan campaign against the Iroquois on the New York border.
1779/--/-- 42 - An American squadron led by John Paul Jones attacks British shipping.
1779/--/-- 42 - British explorer James Cook is killed by natives on Hawaii.
1779/--/-- 42 - George Rogers Clark recaptures Vincennes from the British.
1779/--/-- 42 - Samuel Crompton develops his spinning mule for England's cotton industry.
1779/--/-- 42 - Samuel Johnson begins writing The Lives of the Poets
1779/--/-- 42 - Spain declares war on Britain and lays siege to Gibraltar.
1779/--/-- 42 - War breaks out between Dutch settlers and the Xhosas in South Africa.
1780/--/-- 43 - Americans under Horatio Gates are defeated by Cornwallis at Camden, S.C.
1780/--/-- 43 - Andre's capture exposes Benedict Arnold's plot to surrender West Point.
1780/--/-- 43 - English spy John Andre is caught and executed by the Americans.
1780/--/-- 43 - Francis Marion and Thomas Sumter lead guerrilla forces against the British.
1780/--/-- 43 - Luigi Galvani begins experiments on the effect of electricity on nerves and muscles.
1780/--/-- 43 - Maria Theresa dies; Joseph II inherits the crown of Bohemia and Hungary.
1780/--/-- 43 - Peruvian Indians under Tupac Amaru revolt against Spainish rule.
1780/--/-- 43 - The British under Clinton occupy Charleston, S.C. and capture the garrison.
1780/--/-- 43 - The Derby horse race is established in England.
1780/--/-- 43 - The Gordon Riots begin in London against Catholic emancipation.
1780/--/-- 43 - Venetian artist Francesco Guardi paints the Gondola on the Lagoon.
1781/--/-- 44 - American forces under Daniel Morgan defeat the British at the Battle of Cowpens.
1781/--/-- 44 - English astronomer William Herschel discovers the planet Uranus.
1781/--/-- 44 - German philosopher Immanuel Kant publishes his Critique of Pure Reason.
1781/--/-- 44 - The British defeat Hyder Ali the Muslim ruler of Mysore (now Karnataka) in India.
1781/--/-- 44 - The British under Cornwallis surrender to the Americans at Yorktown.
1781/--/-- 44 - The French aid Washington in the siege of Yorktown.
1782/--/-- 45 - Henry Grattan's Patriot party achieves legislative independence for Ireland.
1782/--/-- 45 - Kamehameha I begins a ten-year war for control of Hawaii.
1782/--/-- 45 - Peace talks open in Paris between Britain and America.
1782/--/-- 45 - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos writes Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
1782/--/-- 45 - Rama I founds the Chakkri dynasty in Siam (Thailand) with Bangkok as its capital.
1782/--/-- 45 - The design for the Great Seal of the United States is adopted by the Continental Congress.
1782/--/-- 45 - Tippu Sultan succeeds his father as ruler of Mysore (now Karnataka) in India.
1783/--/-- 46 - An earthquake kills 30,000 people at Calabria in Italy.
1783/--/-- 46 - Britain cedes all lands west to Mississippi River
1783/--/-- 46 - Britain recognizes the independence of the United States at the Treaty of Paris.
1783/--/-- 46 - British forces abandon New York, their last stronghold in North America.
1783/--/-- 46 - French scientist Jacques Charles demonstrates the first hydrogen-inflated balloon.
1783/--/-- 46 - Peace Treaty ends Revolutionary War
1783/--/-- 46 - Revolutionary War Ends
1783/--/-- 46 - Russia gains control of the Crimea after three centuries of Turkish rule.
1783/--/-- 46 - The British return Florida to Spain under the terms of the Treaty of Paris.
1783/--/-- 46 - The Montgolfier brothers make the first manned flight in a hot air balloon.
1783/--/-- 46 - William Pitt (the Younger) becomes prime minister of Britain at age 24.
1783/--/-- 46 - William Pitt II becomes English Prime Minister at 24
1784/--/-- 47 - American inventor Oliver Evans develops the first automated flour mill.
1784/--/-- 47 - Ben Franklin invents bifocal eyeglasses
1784/--/-- 47 - French dramatist Caron de Beaumarchais writes the Marriage of Figaro.
1784/--/-- 47 - French neoclassical artist Jacques Louis David paints The Oath of Horatii.
1784/--/-- 47 - Grigory Shelekhov founds the first Russian colony in America at Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1784/--/-- 47 - Thomas Jefferson's proposes a ban on slavery in the western territories.
1785/--/-- 48 - English poet William Cowper publishes The Task.
1785/--/-- 48 - French navigator La Perouse sails to the Pacific to find the Northwest Passage.
1785/--/-- 48 - Jean Pierre Blanchard makes the first balloon flight across the English Channel.
1785/--/-- 48 - New York City becomes the temporary capital of the United States.
1785/--/-- 48 - Newspaper publisher John Walter founds The Times of London.
1786/--/-- 49 - Daniel Shays leads a rebellion against the state government in Massachusetts.
1786/--/-- 49 - First ice cream made commercially in NYC
1786/--/-- 49 - Francisco de Goya becomes court painter to Charles III of Spain.
1786/--/-- 49 - Frederick II dies; he is succeeded by his son Frederick William II as king of Prussia.
1786/--/-- 49 - Lord Cornwallis succeeds Warren Hastings as governor-general of India.
1786/--/-- 49 - Robert Burns publishes Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect.
1786/--/-- 49 - Shay's Rebellion, MASS
1786/--/-- 49 - Singapore, Penang and Melaka are ceded to Britain as the Straits Settlements.
1786/--/-- 49 - Swiss climbers make the first ascent of Mount Blanc.
1787/--/-- 50 - Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison write the first Federalist essays.
1787/--/-- 50 - American inventor John Fitch launches a steam-powered ferry boat on the Delaware.
1787/--/-- 50 - Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart writes the opera Don Giovanni.
1787/--/-- 50 - British reformer William Wilberforce declares his aims to abolish slavery.
1787/--/-- 50 - Constitutional Convention
1787/--/-- 50 - Henry Holland builds the first Royal Pavilion at Brighton for the Prince Regent.
1787/--/-- 50 - Royall Tyler's The Contrast becomes the first stage comedy to be produced in the U.S.
1787/--/-- 50 - The Assembly of Notables is summoned by Louis XVI to reform French taxation.
1787/--/-- 50 - The British found Freetown and establish Sierra Leone as a colony for freed slaves.
1787/--/-- 50 - The Constitutional Convention meets in Philadelphia to draw up a U.S. Constitution.
1787/--/-- 50 - The Continental Congress excludes slavery from the Northwest Territory.
1787/--/-- 50 - The Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C.) is formed in London, England.
1787/--/-- 50 - Turkey declares war on Russia, beginning a new Russo-Turkish War.
1788/--/-- 51 - "The Federalist" published
1788/--/-- 51 - A crop failure in France leads to bread riots.
1788/--/-- 51 - Austria joins Russia in the war against Turkey.
1788/--/-- 51 - Captain Arthur Phillip founds the first Australian penal colony at Sydney Cove.
1788/--/-- 51 - Constitution ratified
1788/--/-- 51 - French physicist Lagrange publishes his Analytical Mechanics.
1788/--/-- 51 - George III of England has his first attack of mental illness.
1788/--/-- 51 - Mozart composes 3 symphonies: E-flat, G minor and Jupiter in less than 7 weeks.
1788/--/-- 51 - Swedish forces under Gustav III attack Russia.
1788/--/-- 51 - Warren Hastings is impeached for maladministration in India.
1789/--/-- 52 - A National Assembly is declared in France, ending the power of the States-General.
1789/--/-- 52 - Alexander Hamilton becomes the first U.S. secretary of the treasury.
1789/--/-- 52 - Austrian forces capture Belgrade from the Turks.
1789/--/-- 52 - Bill of Rights adopted
1789/--/-- 52 - English poet and artist William Blake publishes Songs of Innocence.
1789/--/-- 52 - French Revolution begins
1789/--/-- 52 - French sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon makes busts of Jefferson and Washington.
1789/--/-- 52 - George Washington (Federalist) becomes president of the United States
1789/--/-- 52 - Jeremy Bentham publishes An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation.
1789/--/-- 52 - Louis XVI is forced to capitulate; France becomes a constitutional monarchy.
1789/--/-- 52 - Mutinous sailors seize H.M.S. Bounty and take refuge on Pitcairn Island.
1789/--/-- 52 - The Federalist party is formed by supporters of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
1789/--/-- 52 - The French National Assembly formulates a Declaration of the Rights of Man.
1789/--/-- 52 - The French Revolution begins with an attack on the Bastille.
1789/--/-- 52 - The Supreme Court of the United States is founded with John Jay as Chief Justice.
1789/--/-- 52 - The Tammany Hall political organization is founded in New York.
1789/--/-- 52 - The first national Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the U.S.
1789/--/-- 52 - Tippu Sultan begins the Third Mysore War against the British in India.
1789/--/-- 52 - Washington is elected as the first U.S. president; John Adams becomes vice-president.
1789/--/-- 52 - Wm. Blake publishes "Songs of Innocence"
1789/07/13 52 *** Bagby, John Arthur - Died

In 1737 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Sailing ship

In 1737 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
By 1789 Communications was by:
          Post Office
in addition.

In 1737 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1737 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1737 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1737 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
By 1789 War Making was by:
          Submarine
in addition.

In 1737 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:20:47


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Last revised 10/13/19.