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BC -  4977 BC:  Universe created, according to Kepler
-  753 BC:  Rome Founded
-  44 B.C.:  The Ides of March
-  23 Oct 42 BC:  Brutus dies by suicide
-  2 Sept 31 BC:  The Battle of Actium
-  28 Sept 48 BC:  Pompey the Great assassinated
-  30 BC:  Cleopatra dies by suicide
0-999 -  18 July 64:  Nero's Rome Burns
-  24 Aug 79 AD:  Mount Vesuvius erupts
-  270:  St. Valentine beheaded
-  13 June 323:  Alexander the Great dies
-  25 Aug 325:  Council of Nicaea concludes
-  21 July 365:  Tsunami hits Alexandria, Egypt
-  9 Aug 378:  Romans routed at Adrianople
-  17 March 461:  Saint Patrick dies
-  4 Sept 476:  Western Roman Empire falls
-  24 Sept 622:  Muhammad completes Hegira
-  8 June 632:  Muhammad, founder of Islam, dies
-  10 Oct 732:  Battle of Tours

=1000s -  23 April 1014:  King Brian of Ireland murdered by Vikings
-  15 Aug 1057:  King Macbeth is killed by Malcolm Canmore
-  28 Sept 1066:  William the Conqueror invades England
-  14 Oct 1066:  The Battle of Hastings
-  27 Nov 1095:  Pope Urban II orders first Crusade
-  14 July 1099:  Jerusalem captured in First Crusade
=1100s -  13 Jan 1128:  Pope Recognizes Knights Templar
=1200s -  15 June 1215:  King John puts his seal on Magna Carta
-  18 Aug 1227:  Genghis Khan dies
=1300s -  15 June 1300:  Dante is named prior of Florence
-  20 March 1345:  Black Death is created, allegedly
-  26 Aug 1346:  Battle of Crecy
-  13 March 1360:  Hail storm kills 1,000 English troops in France
-  13 June 1381:  Peasant army marches into London
-  12 June 1389:  Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
-  17 Sept 1394:  King Charles VI of France orders all Jews expelled from the kingdon
=1400s -  6 Jan 1412:  Joan of Arc is born - Link,
-  20 March 1413:  Henry V ascends upon father's death
-  25 Oct 1415:  Battle of Agincourt
-  17 Nov 1421:  Thousands die in massive flood at European shores of North Sea
-  29 March 1429:  Joan of Arc relieves Orleans
-  30 May 1431:  Joan of Arc is burned at the stake for heresy
-  22 May 1455:  The War of the Roses begins
-  3 May 1469:  Niccolo Machiavelli born
-  18 Oct 1469:  Ferdinand of Aragon marries Isabella of Castile
-  18 Feb 1473:  Polish astronomer Copernicus is born
-  6 March 1475:  Michelangelo is born
-  22 Aug 1485:  Battle of Bosworth Field
-  31 March 1492:  Spain announces it will expel all Jews
-  3 Aug 1492:  Columbus sets sail
-  12 Oct 1492:  Columbus reaches the "New World"
-  9 Jan 1493:  Columbus mistakes manatees for mermaids
-  24 June 1497:  first recorded sighting of North America - Explorer John Cabot
-  20 May 1498:  Vasco da Gama reaches India
-  1 Aug 1498:  Columbus lands in South America
-  23 Nov 1499:  Flemish imposter executed in London
=1500s -  8 Sept 1504:  Michelangelo's statue of David is unveiled to the public
-  20 May 1506:  Christopher Columbus dies
-  11 June 1509:  Henry VIII marries his first wife, Catherine of Aragon
-  1 Nov 1512:  Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public
-  2 April 1513:  Ponce de Leon claims Florida for Spain
-  31 Oct 1517:  Martin Luther posts 95 theses
-  28 June 1519:  Charles I of Spain elected Holy Roman emperor
-  20 Sept 1519:  Magellan sets sail from Spain
-  30 June 1520:  Spanish retreat from Aztec capital
-  28 Nov 1520:  Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific
-  18 April 1521:  Martin Luther defiant at Diet of Worms
-  27 April 1521:  Ferdinand Magellan killed in the Philippines
-  13 Aug 1521:  Aztec capital falls to Cortes
-  6 Sept 1522:  Magellan's expedition circumnavigates globe
-  6 Nov 1528:  Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca lands in Texas
-  16 Nov 1532:  Francisco Pizarro traps Incan emperor Atahualpa
-  11 July 1533:  Pope Clement VII Excommunicated England's King Henry VIII
-  29 Aug 1533:  Pizarro executes last Inca emperor
-  9 June 1534:  French navigator Jacques Cartier discovers St. Lawrence River
-  19 May 1536: 
     -  Spanish Armada sets sail to secure English Channel
     -  Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, is executed
-  21 May 1539:  Black Spanish explorer Estevan is reported killed
-  27 Sept 1540:  Jesuit order estabished
-  8 May 1541:  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River
-  26 June 1541:  Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of the Incas, assassinated
-  21 May 1542:  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto dies in American wilderness
-  24 May 1543:  Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus dies
-  12 July 1543:  King Henry VIII married his 6th and last wife Catherine Parr
-  19 July 1553:  Lady Jane Grey deposed as Queen of England
-  23 Jan 1556:  Deadliest earthquake in history rocks China
-  31 July 1556:  Ignatius of Loyola, funder of the Jesuit order, dies
-  17 Nov 1558:  Elizabethan Age begins
-  23 April 1564:  William Shakespeare born
-  20 Sept 1565:  First European battle on American soil
-  2 July 1566:  Nostradamus died in Salon
-  24 July 1567: Mary Queen of Scots deposed
-  13 May 1568:  Mary Queen of Scots defeated
-  24 Aug 1572:  Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
-  17 June 1579:  Sir Francis Drake claims California for England
-  26 Sept 1580:  Francis Drake circumnavigates the globe
-  28 Nov 1582:  William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
-  8 Feb 1587:  Mary, Queen of Scots beheaded
-  29 July 1588:  Spanish Armada defeated
-  18 Aug 1590:  Roanoke Colony deserted

=1600s -  24 March 1603:  Queen Elizabeth I dies
-  5 Nov 1605:  King James learns of Gunpowder Plot
-  13 May 1607:  Jamestown settlers arrive
-  3 July 1608:  City of Quebec founded by Samuel de Champlain
-  10 Sept 1608:  John Smith elected to lead Jamestown
-  22 June 1611:  Henry Hudson set adrift by mutineers
-  29 June 1613:  Globe Theatre in London destroyed by fire (Many of Shakespeare's plays performed here)
-  5 April 1614:  Pocahontas maries John Rolfe
-  29 Oct 1618:  Sir Walter Raleigh executed
-  30 July 1619:  First legislative assembly in America convenes in Jamestown
-  20 Aug 1619:  First enslaved Africans arrive in Jamestown setting the stage for slavery in North America
-  16 Sept 1620:  Mayflower departs England - Link,
-  1 Apr 1621:  The Pilgrim-Wampanoag peace treaty
-  13 Feb 1633:  Galileo arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy
-  24 March 1634:  Settlement of Maryland
-  18 Sept 1634: Anne Hutchinson arrives in the New World
-  9 Oct 1635:  Rhode Island founder banished from Massachusetts
-  26 May 1637:  Pequot massacres begin
-  24 Oct 1648:  Thirty Years' War ends
-  31 Jan 1649:  King Charles I executed for treason
-  8 Jan 1642:  Astronomer Galileo dies in Italy
-  11 July 1656:  First Quaker colonists land at Boston
-  27 Oct 1659:  Quakers executed for religious beliefs
-  25 May 1660:  The English Restoration begins
-  8 Sept 1666: New Amsterdam becomes New York
-  2 Sept 1666:  Great fire of London Begins
-  8 March 1669:  Mount Etna erupts
-  2 May 1670:  King Charles II grants charter to Hudson's Bay Company
-  9 May 1671:  Irish adventurer "Captain Blood" steals crown jewels
-  24 June 1675:  King Philip's War begins
-  12 Aug 1676:  King Philip's War ends
-  6 June 1683:  World's first university museum opens in Oxford, England
-  6 Oct 1683:  First Mennonites arrive in America
-  21 March 1685:  Composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany
-  13 Feb 1689:  William and Mary proclaimed joint sovereigns of Britain
-  20 April 1689:  Siege of Derry begins
-  1 March 1692:  Salem Witch Hunt begins
-  7 June 1692:  Earthquake destroys Jamaican pirate haven
-  10 June 1692:  First Salem Witch hanging
1700-1709 =1700:
-  1 Apr 1700:  April Fool's tradition popularized

=1701:
-  23 May 1701:  Captain Kidd is executed

=1702

=1703:
-  27 May 1703:  St. Petersburg founded by Peter the Great
-  27 Nov 1703:  Freak storm dissipates over England

=1704:

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=1715:
-  31 July 1715:  Hurricane sinks Spanish treasure ships

=1716:

=1717:
-  16 May 1717:  Satirical writer, Voltaire, is imprisoned in the Bastille

=1718:
-  Blackbeard killed off North Carolina


=1719:
-  25 April 1719:  "Robinson Crusoe" is published
1720-1729 =1720:

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=1725:
-  8 Feb 1725:  Peter the Great (Russia) dies

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1730-1739 =1730:

=1731:

=1732:
-  22 Feb 1732:  George Washington is born

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=1735:
-  30 Oct 1735:  John Adams is born

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1740-1749 =1740:
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=1742:
-  13 April 1742:  Handel's "Messiah" premieres in Deblin

=1743: 
-  13 April 1743:  Thomas Jefferson is born

=1744:

=1745:

=1746: 
-  27 Nov 1746:  R.R. Livingston, future Founding Father known as "The Chancellor," is born

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=1749: 
1750-1759 =1750:

=1751
-  16 March 1751:  James Madison is born

=1752
-  10 June 1752:  Ben Franklin flies kite during thunderstorm

=1753
-  4 Aug 1753:  George Washington becomes a Master Mason
=1754
-  28 May 1754: First blood of the French and Indian War
-  4 June 1754:  Lt Col. George Washington builds Fort Necessity
-  21 Aug 1754:  Bloody Ban Tarleton born in Britain

=1755
 -  1 Nov 1755:  Earthquake takes heavy toll on Lisbon


=1756:
-  15 May 1756:  The Seven Years War begins

=1757

=1758

=1759
-  Lenape Indians abduct Mary Campbell from western Pennsylvania
1760-1769 =1760:

=1761:

=1762:
-  9 July 1762:  Catherine the Great assumes power in Russia

=1763:
-  10 Feb 1763:  The French and Indian War ends
-  7 May 1763:  Ottawa Chief Pontiac's Rebellion against the British begins
-  17 July 1763:  John Jacob Astor is born


=1764:
-  25 Oct 1754:  John Adams marries Abigail Smith


=1765:
-  22 March 1765:  Stamp Act imposed on American Colonies
-  24 March 1765:  Parliament passes the Quartering Act
-  1 Nov 1765:  Parliament enacts the Stamp Act



=1766:
-  Parliament repeals the Stamp Act

=1767:
-  15 March 1767:  Andrew Jackson is born
-  11 July 1767:  John Quincy Adams born
-  18 Oct 1767: Mason and Dixon draw a Line - https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mason-and-dixon-draw-a-line

=1768:

=1769:
-  17 May 1769:  George Washington criticizes "taxation without representation"
-  16 July 1769:  First Catholic mission in California dedicated
1770-1779 =1770:
-  5 March 1770:  The Boston Massacre
-  12 April 1770:  British repeal hated Townshend Act in the Colonies
-  16 May 1770:  French dauphin, Louis, marries Marie Antoinette

=1771:
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=1772:
-  9 June 1772:  British vessel burned off Rhode Island

=1773
-  9 Feb 1773:  William Henry Harrison born
-  27 April 1773:  British parliament passes unpopular Tea Act


=1774:
-  25 March 1774:  Parliament passes the Boston Port Act
-  28 March 1774:  British Parliament adopts the Coercive Acts in response to the Boston Tea Party
-  5 April 1774:  Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Open Letter to Lord North"
-  2 June 1774:  Parliament completes the Coercive Acts with the Quartering Act
-  28 Aug 1774:  St. Elizabeth born in New York City
-  5 Sept 1774:  First Continental Congress convenes
-  20 Oct 1774:  Congress creates the Continental Association
-  25 Oct 1774:  Congress petitions English king to address grievances


=1775
-  23 March 1775:  Patrick Henry voices American opposition to British policy
-  27 March 1775:  Thomas Jefferson elected to the Continental Congress
-  30 March 1775:  Kin George endorses New England Restraining Act
-  14 April 1775:  First American abolition society founded in Philadelphia
-  18 April 1775:  Revere and Dawes warn of British attack
-  19 April 1775:  American Revolution begins at Battle of Lexington
-  10 May 1775:  Second Continental Congress assembles as Americans capture Fort Ticonderoga
-  24 May 1775:  John Hancock becomes president of Congress
-  14 June 1775: Continental Army created
-  15 June 1775:  George Washington assigned to lead the Continental Army
-  17 June 1775:  Battle of Bunker Hill begins
-  22 June 1775:  Congress issues Continental currency
-  3 July 1775:  George Washington takes command of Continental Army
-  5 July 1775:  Congress adopts Olive Branch Petition
-  6 July 1775:  Congress issues a "Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms"
-  26 July 1775: US Postal System Established - https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-postal-system-established
-  10 June 1775:  John Adams proposes a Continental Army
-  1 Sept. 1775:  King George refuses Olive Branch petition
-  25 Sept 1775:  Ethan Allen is captured
-  5 Oct 1775:  General Washington informs Congress of espionage
-  10 Oct 1775:  William Howe named commander in chief of British army
-  13 Oct 1775:  Continental Congress authorizes first naval force
-  26 Oct 1775:  King George III speaks to Parliament of American rebellion
-  10 Nov 1775:  Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps
-  12 Nov 1775:  Abigail Adams leads rhetorical charge against Britain
-  13 Nov 1775:  Patriots take Montreal



=1776
-  9 Jan 1776:  Thomas Paine publishes "Common Sense"
-  25 Jan 1776:  First National memorial is ordered by Congress - to honor Brigadier General Richard Montgomery
-  4 March 1776:  American forces occupy Dorchester Heights
-  12 March 1776:  Public notice urges recognition of the sacrifices of women
-  13 March 1776:  Alexander Hamilton is named captain of artillery company
-  17 March 1776:  British evacuate Boston
-  31 March 1776:  Abigail Adams urges husband to "remember the ladies"
-  3 April 1776:  Congress authorizes privateers to attack British vessels
-  4 April 1776:  General George Washington begins march to New York
-  4 May 1776:  Rhode Island becomes first colony to declare independence from England
-  7 June 1776:  Lee Resolution presented to Continental Congress
-  11 June 1776:  Congress appoints Committee of Five to draft the Declaration of Independence
-  15 June 1776:  Delaware declares independence
-  29 June 1776: 
   -  Virginia state constitution adopted - Patrick Henry Made governor
   -  South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence
-  2 July 1776:  Continental Congress votes for independence from Britain
-  4 July 1776:  Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence
-  8 July 1776:  Co. John Nixon gave first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia - Liberty Bell Tolls to announce it -
-  24 July 1776:  John Hancock scolds Major General Philip Schuyler
-  2 Aug 1776:  Delegates sign Declaration of Independence
-  10 Aug 1776:  London learns of American Independence
-  12 Aug 1776:  General Washington anticipates British blockade of New York
-  22 Aug 1776:  Redcoats land at Long Island
-  27 Aug 1776:  British forces defeat Patriots in the Battle of Brooklyn
-  30 Aug 1776:  Washington refuses British general's letter of reconciliation
-  7 Sept 1776:  World's first submarine attack
-  8 Sept 1776:  Congress renames the nation "United States of America"
-  10 Sept 1776:  Nathan Hale volunteers to spy behind British Lines
-  22 Sept 1776:  Nathan Hale is executed by the British for spying
-  30 Sept 1776:  General George Washington complains about his militia
-  11 Oct 1776:  Benedict Arnold fights valiantly at Valcour Island
-  26 Oct 1776:  Benjamin Franklin sets sail for France
-  31 Oct 1776:  King George III speaks for first time since American independence declared
-  14 Nov 1776:  English newspaper announces Benjamin Franklin has joined rebellion in America
-  16 Nov 1776:  British capture Fort Washington
-  21 Nov 1776;  George Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey


=1777:
-  6 Jan 1777:  George Washington sets up winter quarters n Morristown, NJ - Link,
-  18 Feb 1777:  Congress overlooks Benedict Arnold for promotion
-  7 March 1777:  five letters pass between Abigail and John Adams
-  20 April 1777:  New York adopts state constitution
-  21 April 1777:  British rampage Danbury, CT
-  23 May 1777:  Meigs Expedition claims sole Patriot victory on Long Island
-  13 June 1777:  Lafayette arrives in South Carolina to serve alongside General Washington
-  14 June 1777:  2nd Continental Congress approved design of the original American Flag - Stars & Stripes
-  9 July 1777:  New York elects its first governor
-  31 July 1777:  Marquis de Lafayette becomes a major-general without pay
-  31 Aug 1777:  Sam Mason survives Native American Attack
-  3 Sept 1777:  The Stars and Stripes flies in battle for the first time
-  11 Sept 1777:  The Battle of Brandywine begins
-  19 Sept 1777:  Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga
-  20 Sept 1777:  Redcoats kill sleeping Americans in Paoli Massacre
-  4 Oct 1777:  Both sides battered at Germantown
-  17 Oct 1777:  Americans win more than a battle at Saratoga
-  2 Nov 1777:  John Paul Jones sets sail
-  3 Nov 1777:  George Washington learns of effort to discredit him
-  15 Nov 1777:  Articles of Confederation adopted
-  17 Nov 1777:  Articles of Confederation submitted to the states


=1778:
-  11 Feb 1778:  Voltaire returns to Paris from exile
-  16 Feb 1778:  John Adams prepares to sail for France
-  23 Feb 1778:  Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge
-  20 March 1778:  King Louis XVI receives US representatives
-  21 March 1778:  Massacre at Hancock's Bridge
-  10 April 1778:  Revolutionary War commander John Paul Jones sets out to raid British ships
-  22 April 1778:  John Paul Jones leads American raid on Whitehaven, England
-  23 April 1778:  John Paul Jones burns Whitehaven, England
-  17 June 1778:  British abandon Philadelphia
- 11 Nov 1778:  Poor leadership leads to Cherry Valley Massacre



=1779:
-  25 Feb 1779:  British surrender Fort Sackville (Vincennes, Indiana)
-  11 March 1779:  Congress establishes the US Army Corps of Engineers
-  1 June 1779:  Benedict Arnold is court-martialed
-  21 June 1779:  Spain declares war against Great Britain
-  16 July 1779:  Anthony Wayne launches risky attack against British forces
-  19 July 1779:  Massachusetts begins ill-fated Penobscot Expedition
-  23 Sept 1779:  John Paul Jones wins in English waters
-  27 Sept 1779:  John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British
-  1 Dec 1779:  George Washington establishes winter quarters at Morristown

1780-1789 =1780:
-  12 May 1780:  Americans suffer worst defeat of revolution at Charleston
-   29 May 1780:  British Colonel Tarleton gives "quarter" in South Carolina
-  15 Aug 1780:  "Swamp Fox" routs Loyalists while Gates' men fall ill
-  21 Sept 1780:  Benedict Arnold commits treason
-  29 Sept 1780:  Benedict Arnold's accomplice is sentenced to Death
-  2 Oct 1780:  Benedict Arnold accomplice hanged
-  7 Oct 1780:  Battle of King's Mountain


=1781:
-  31 Jan 1781:  Maryland finally ratifies Articles of Confederation
-  1 March 1781:  The Articles of Confederation are ratified after nearly four years
-  13 March 1781: William Herschel discovers Uranus
-  22 May 1781:  Patriot siege of Ninety Six, South Carolina begins
-  13 Aug 1781:  Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail
-  6 Sept 1781:  Benedict Arnold orders burning of New London
-  8 Sept 1781:  Bloody battle begins at Eutaw Springs, South Carolina
-  28 Sept 1781:  Battle of Yorktown begins
-  19 Oct 1781:  Americans defeat the British at Yorktown


=1782
-  17 Feb 1782:  French and British battle in the Indian Ocean
-  11 July 1782:  British evacuate Savannah, Georgia
- 7 Aug 1782:  George Washington creates the Purple Heart


=1783:
-  15 March 1783:  George Washington puts an end t the Newburgh Conspiracy
-  18 May 1783:  United Empire loyalists reach Canada
-  20 June 1783:  Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States
-  3 Sept 1783:  Treaty of Paris signed
-  21 Nov 1783:  Men fly over Paris in hot air balloon
-  22 Nov 1783:  John Hanson, so-called first president, dies (First president of Continental Congress)
-  25 Nov 1783:  Last British soldiers leave New York


=1784
-  14 Jan 1784:  Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris, ending the American Revolution
-  28 Feb 1784:  John Wesley charters first Methodist church in US
-  14 Aug 1784:  Russians settle Alaska
-  23 Aug 1784:  State of Franklin declares independence


=1785:

=1786
-  12 Oct 1786:  Thomas Jefferson composes romantic letter


=1787:
-  14 May 1787:  Constitutional Convention delegates begin to assemble
-  25 May 1787:  Constitutional Convention begins
-  13 July 1787:  Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance
-  6 Aug 1787:  First draft of Constitution debated
-  17 Sept 1787:  US Constitution signed


=1788
-  26 Jan 1788:  British settlement begins in Australia
-  11 June 1788:  Russian explorer Izmailove arrives at Yakutat Bay, Alaska
-  21 June 1788:  US Constitution ratified

=1789:
-  7 Jan 1789:  First U.S. Presidential election - Link,
-  4 Feb 1789:  George Washington unanimously elected first US President
-  4 March 1789:  Government under the US Constitution begins
-  1 Apr 1789:  First US House of Representatives elect speaker
-  28 April 1789:  Mutiny on the HMS Bounty
-  30 April 1789:  George Washington gives the first presidential inaugural address
-   14 June 1789:  Bounty mutiny survivors reach Timor
-   20 June 1789:  Third Estate makes Tennis Court Oath
-  14 July 1789:  French revolutionaries storm the Bastille
-  15 July 1789:  Lafayette selected colonel-general of the National Guard of Paris
-  2 Sept 1789:  Congress founds US Treasure
-  24 Sept 1789:  The first Supreme Court is established
-  25 Sept 1789:  Bill of Rights passes Congress
1790-1799 =1790:
-  8 Jan 1790:  George Washington delivers first State of the Union -
-  1 Feb 1790:  First session of the US Supreme Court
-  17 April 1790:  Ben Franklin dies
-  16 July 1790:  Congress declares Washington, DC new capital

=1791:
-  23 April 1791:  James Buchanan is born

=1792:
-  20 Feb 1792:  Postal Service Act regulates US Post Office Department
-  5 April 1792:  George Washington exercises first presidential veto
-  8 May 1792:  Militia act establishes conscription under federal law
-  17 May 1792:  New York Stock Exchange had its beginnings
-  18 July 1792:  Naval hero John Paul Jonas dies in Paris
-  21 Sept 1792:  Monarchy abolished in France
-  13 Oct 1792:  White House cornerstone laid


=1793:
-  21 Jan 1793:  King Louis XVI executed
-  13 July 1793:  Charlotte Corday assassinates French revolutionary Jen-Paul Marat
-  10 Aug 1793:  Louvre Museum opens
-  18 Sept 1793:  George Washington lays the Capitol cornerstone
-  11 Oct 1793:  Yellow fever breaks out in Philadelphia
-  16 Oct 1793:  Marie Antoinette is beheaded


=1794:
-   27 July 1794:  Robespierre overthrown in France
-  20 Aug 1794:  Battle of Fallen Timbers
-  26 Aug 1794:  President George Washington decides to subdue Whiskey Rebellion


=1795:
- 18 Aug 1795:  George Washington signs Jay Treaty with Britain
-  2 Nov 1795:  James Polk is born


=1796:
-  14 May 1796:  Early smallpox vaccine is tested
-  17 Sept 1796:  Georg Washington prepares final draft of farewell address
-  9 Oct 1796:  Editorial accuses Thomas Jefferson of affair with enslaved woman - Link,
-  19 Oct 1796:  Editorial accuses Thomas Jefferson of affair with enslaved woman


=1797:
-  24 May 1797:  Thomas Jefferson inquires about a former flame (Maria Cosway)
-  22 Oct 1797:  First parachute jump is made over Paris


=1798
-  18 June 1798:  President John Adams oversees p0assage of first of Alien and Sedition Acts
-  11 July 1798:  US Marine Corps formally re-established - also created the US Marine Band
-  14 July 1798:  Sedition Act becomes Federal Law


=1799:
-  19 July 1799:  Rosetta Stone Found
-  12 Nov 1799:  First meteor shower on record
   

 

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