Events in year of 1795

  • 01-16French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht Neth
  • 01-18French admitted to Amsterdam without resistance
  • 01-18Governor / Viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England
  • 01-19Democratic revolution in Amsterdam ends oligarchy
  • 02-02Joseph Haydns 102nd Symphony in B, premieres
  • 02-05Zealand Neth surrenders to French general Michaud
  • 02-0711th Amendment to US Constitution ratified, affirms power of states
  • 02-07Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies
  • 02-131st state university in US opens, University of North Carolina
  • 02-17Thomas Seddal harvests 8.3-kg potato from his garden Chester, England
  • 02-21Freedom of worship established in France under constitution
  • 03-05Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution
  • 03-05Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France
  • 03-11Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
  • 03-29Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
  • 04-23William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
  • 05-16Hedges Treaty: Bataafse Republic becomes French vassel state
  • 06-06Fire destroy 1 / 3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured
  • 06-24US and Great Britain sign Jay Treaty, 1st US extradition treaty
  • 07-01John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of Supreme Court
  • 07-09James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt
  • 07-15"Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem
  • 07-27Spain and France sign peace treaty
  • 08-15Joseph Haydn leaves England forever
  • 08-17Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao
  • 08-18Curacao Governor De Veer sends miltia to stop rebellious slaves
  • 08-20Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
  • 08-25Curacao slaves opponents returns to St. Christopher
  • 09-05US-Algiers sign peace treaty
  • 09-15Cape Colony surrenders to England

People born in year of 1795

  • 01-15Willem de Clerq: Dutch Merchant / man of letters
  • 01-18Anna Paulowna Romanova: Monarch of Russia / Daughter of Czar Paul I
  • 02-08Friedlieb F Runge: German chemist (Chinoline)
  • 02-08Moritz G [Moses] Saphir: Hungarian journalist / serial writer
  • 02-10Ary Scheffer: Dutch painter / etcher / sculptor
  • 02-15Charles Niellon: Belgian brigade General (10 day campaign)
  • 02-18George Peabody: South Danvers, Massachusetts -- Merchant / philanthropist
  • 02-21Francisco Manuel da Silva: Composer
  • 03-14Rubert Lucas Pearsall: Composer
  • 03-23Leopold Jansa: Composer
  • 04-05Henry Havelock: British soldier (War in Afghanistan 1838-39)
  • 04-19Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg: German zoologist
  • 04-21Vincenzo Pallotti: Italian Saint
  • 04-28Charles Sturt: England, United Kingdom -- Explorer (Australia)
  • 05-07Gerhard M Roentgen: Industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)
  • 05-10Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry: Historian
  • 05-13Joshua Ratoon Sands: Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883
  • 05-15Adolf B Marx: German music theorist
  • 05-19Johns Hopkins: Philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University
  • 05-23Charles Barry: Architect
  • 06-12John Marston, Jr.: Comm (Union Navy), died in 1885
  • 06-13Thomas Arnold: English educator / historian (History of Rome)
  • 07-25James Barry: Female disguised as a man, Surgeon General (British army)
  • 08-16Heinrich August Marschner: Composer
  • 08-22Abraham Capadose: Physician / Missionary
  • 08-28Joannes A Paredis: Belgian Bishop of Roermond
  • 09-04Friedrich [August] von Alberti: German geologist (Triasic Age)
  • 09-17Giuseppi Saverio Rafaele Mercadante: Composer
  • 09-20Charles Heinrich Christoph Zeuner: Composer
  • 09-20Peter of Limburg Brouwer: Physician / classical / author

People died in year of 1795

  • 01-03Josiah Wedgwood: British, ceramic craftsman / woodworker, dies at 64
  • 01-13Francois-Joseph Krafft: Composer, dies at 73
  • 01-19Maria Teresa Agnesi: Composer, dies at 74
  • 01-26Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach: Composer, dies at 62
  • 02-01Giacomo Insanguine: Composer, dies at 66
  • 03-05Josef Reicha: Composer, dies at 42
  • 04-12Rainieri de Calzabigi: Italian literary, dies at 80
  • 05-19Josiah Bartlett: US Physician / judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 65
  • 06-08Louis XVII Charles: King of France (1793-95), dies at 10
  • 07-06Georg Gottfried Petri: Composer, dies at 79
  • 07-31Jose B da Gama: Portuguese Poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54
  • 08-19Friedrich Hartmann Graf: Composer, dies at 67
  • 08-31Francois-Andre Danican Philidor: Composer, dies at 68
  • 10-01Robert Bakewell: English cattle breeder, dies at about 70
  • 10-03Tula: Leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed
  • 10-13William Prescott: American Revolutionary soldier
  • 11-06Jiri Antonin Benda: Composer, dies at 73

Events in year of 1796

  • 01-23Armand-Gaston Camus becomes Chairman of Council of 500
  • 03-011st National Meeting in the Hague
  • 03-09Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais
  • 03-28Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st US-African church
  • 03-31Johann Wolfgang von Goethes "Egmont, " premieres in Weimar
  • 04-131st elephant arrives in US from India
  • 04-13Battle at Millesimo Italy: Napoleon beats Austrians
  • 04-22Napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi
  • 04-28Cease fire of Cherasco
  • 05-10French government arrest 10 utopists
  • 05-10Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge
  • 05-10Riot after disagreement of patriotic demand in Amsterdam
  • 05-141st smallpox inoculation administered, by Edward Jenner
  • 05-15France and Sardinia sign Peace treaty of Paris
  • 05-15French troops occupy Milan
  • 05-16Lombardije Republic forms
  • 05-19Game protection law restricts encroachment on Indian hunting grounds
  • 05-27James S McLean patents his piano
  • 06-01Tennessee admitted as 16th US state
  • 07-041st Independence Day celebration is held
  • 07-08US State Department issues 1st American passport
  • 07-22Cleveland, Ohio, founded by General Moses Cleveland
  • 08-08Boston African Society establishes with 44 members
  • 08-17English beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay
  • 08-19Spain and France sign anti-English alliance
  • 08-23African Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated
  • 09-02Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated
  • 09-05General Salicetti orders equal rights for Jews of Bologna Italy
  • 09-08Battle of Bassano-French beat Austrians
  • 09-17President George Washington delivers his farewell address

People born in year of 1796

  • 01-21John Gelinde van Blom: Frisian notary / author
  • 01-25William McGillivray: Old Aberdeen, United Kingdom -- Naturalist
  • 02-17Giovanni Pacini: Composer
  • 02-20Eduard W van Dam van Isselt: Dutch military / liberal politician
  • 02-22Adolphe Quetelet: Belgium -- Mathematician / astronomer / statistician
  • 02-29[Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet: Belgian astronomer / meteorology
  • 04-24K L Immermann: Writer
  • 04-26Auguste-Matthieu Panseron: Composer
  • 05-04Horace Mann: United States -- Educator / author / editor (pioneered public schools)
  • 05-04Joseph Pannell Taylor: Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1864
  • 05-09August Pauly: German classicus (Real Encyclopedia)
  • 05-17Martinus J Niewindt: Bishop of Curacao (christen slaves)
  • 05-21Reverdy Johnson: Rep (Union), died in 1876
  • 06-25Ferdinando Giorgetti: Composer
  • 07-06Nicholas I Pavlovitch: Tsar of Russia (1825-55)
  • 07-16Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: Painter
  • 07-20Edward Hodges: Composer
  • 07-23Franz Adolf Berwald: Sweden -- Composer
  • 07-24Herman van Sonsbeeck: Dutch lawyer / Statesman
  • 07-24John Middleton Clayton: Delaware, United States -- (Sen-Delaware) / US Secretary of State (1849-50)
  • 07-26George Catlin: United States -- Author / painter (American Indian scenes)
  • 09-22Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling: Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
  • 10-04John Richardson: Canadian writer (Wacousta, or the prophecy)
  • 10-14Adolf Ganz: Composer
  • 10-24August v Platen: Writer
  • 11-06George Back: English sea officer / explorer (North Canada)
  • 11-14Carlo Conti: Composer
  • 11-19Johann Wilhelm Mangold: Composer
  • 11-30Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe: Composer
  • 12-09Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley: Composer

People died in year of 1796

  • 01-05Samuel Huntington: US judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 64
  • 01-22Bernhard Hupfeld: Composer, dies at 78
  • 02-17James Macpherson: Poet
  • 02-28Friedrich Wilhelm Rust: Composer, dies at 56
  • 03-17Pieter Paulus: Lawyer / Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41
  • 03-19Stephen Storace: Composer, dies at 33
  • 03-22Gaspare Gabellone: Composer, dies at 68
  • 05-12Johann P Uz: German Poet (Theodicee), dies at 75
  • 05-17Jacob Wilhelm Lustig: Composer, dies at 89
  • 06-08Felice de Giardini: Composer, dies at 80
  • 07-21Robert Burns: Scottish Poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
  • 07-30Nicolas the Pigage: French classical architect
  • 09-22George Wilhelm Gruber: Composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 09-22Joseph Lederer: Composer, dies at 63
  • 10-27Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz: Composer, dies at 45
  • 11-17Catharina II the Great: Empress of Russia (1762-96), dies at 67
  • 12-30Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne: Composer, dies at 45