1780s

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1780s, ordered by year.

1780[edit]

January–June[edit]

May 29: Waxhaw Massacre in America.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Final volume, Diderot Encyclopédie.

1781[edit]

January–June[edit]

March 13: Uranus discovered [image in false color].

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1782[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Watt's steam engine patent renewed.

Date unknown[edit]

1783[edit]

January–June[edit]

The first manned hot-air balloon, designed by the Montgolfier brothers, takes off from the Bois de Boulogne, on November 21, 1783

July–December[edit]

The first manned hydrogen balloon La Charlière' on its first flight on December 1, 1783. Piloted by Prof. Jacques Charles with Nicolas-Louis Robert.

Date unknown[edit]

1784[edit]

January–June[edit]

February 28: John Wesley ordains ministers for the Methodist Church.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1785[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1786[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

August 8: Mont Blanc climbed.

Date unknown[edit]

1787[edit]

January–June[edit]

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1788[edit]

January–June[edit]

March 21: Fire in New Orleans requires rebuilding Jackson Square area.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • Annual British iron production reaches 68,000 tons.

1789[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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