1790s

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1790s, ordered by year.

1790[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

1791[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1792[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1793[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Undated[edit]


1794[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1795[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

1796[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • Spanish government lifts the restrictions against neutrals trading with the colonies, thus acknowledging Spain's inability to supply the colonies with needed goods and markets.
  • Jane Austen writes her first draft of Pride and Prejudice, under the title First Impressions. The book will not be published until 1813.
  • Robert Burns' version of the Scots poem Auld Lang Syne is first published, in this year's volume of The Scots Musical Museum.[16]
  • Annual British iron production reaches 125,000 tons.

1797[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

1797 The XYZ Affair inflames tensions between France and the United States.

1798[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1799[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "British History Timeline". BBC History. Archived from the original on 9 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-04. 
  7. ^ Coleman, Helen Turnbull Waite (1956). Banners in the Wilderness: The Early Years of Washington and Jefferson College. University of Pittsburgh Press. p. 204. OCLC 2191890. 
  8. ^ McClelland, W. C. (1903). "A History of Literary Societies at Washington & Jefferson College". The Centennial Celebration of the Chartering of Jefferson College in 1802. Philadelphia: George H. Buchanan and Company. pp. 111–132. 
  9. ^ "Decree on weights and measures". 1795. Retrieved 2008-10-02. 
  10. ^ a b c d Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 345–346. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  11. ^ Bown, Stephen R. (2003). Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Penguin Books Australia. p. 222. 
  12. ^ Tyrrell, Henry Grattan (1911). History of Bridge Engineering. Chicago. pp. 153–154. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  13. ^ Troyano, Leonardo Fernández (2003). Bridge Engineering: a Global Perspective. London: Thomas Telford Publishing. p. 49. ISBN 0-7277-3215-3. 
  14. ^ "Sunderland Wearmouth Bridge". Wearside Online. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  15. ^ "Time Team help unearth world's first prisoner of war camp". Daily Mail (London). 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  16. ^ "Robert Burns - Auld Lang Syne". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  17. ^ Woodbury, Robert S. (1960). "The Legend of Eli Whitney and Interchangeable Parts". Technology and Culture 1.