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|Years:||1792 1793 1794 – 1795 – 1796 1797 1798|
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|Ab urbe condita||2548|
|British Regnal year||35 Geo. 3 – 36 Geo. 3|
— to —乙卯年十一月廿一日
|- Vikram Samvat||1851–1852|
|- Shaka Samvat||1717–1718|
|- Kali Yuga||4896–4897|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||795–796|
|Japanese calendar||Kansei 7
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 11 days|
|Minguo calendar||117 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2338|
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- January 14 – The University of North Carolina opens to students at Chapel Hill, becoming the first state university in the United States.
- January 16 – The French occupy Utrecht, Netherlands.
- January 18 – Batavian Revolution in Amsterdam. William V, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, flees the country.
- January 19 – The Batavian Republic is proclaimed in Amsterdam.
- January 20 – French troops enter Amsterdam.
- January 21 – The Dutch fleet, frozen in IJsselmeer, is captured by the French 8th Hussars.
- February 7 – The Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed.
- March – English Benedictine monks expelled from Douai are permitted to proceed to England.
- April 5 – Peace of Basel signed between France and Prussia.
- April 7 – Adoption of the metric system in France.
- April 8 – George, Prince of Wales, marries Caroline of Brunswick.
- April 23 – Former Governor-General of India Warren Hastings is acquitted by the British House of Lords of misconduct.
- May 1 – Battle of Nu'uanu: Kamehameha I of the Island of Hawaii defeats the Oahuans, solidifying his control of the major islands of the archipelago and officially founding the Kingdom of Hawaii.
- May 15 – War of the First Coalition: Napoleon I of France enters Milan in triumph.
- May–June – The Battle of Richmond Hill is fought in the colony of New South Wales, between the Darug people and British colonial forces.
- June 5–7 – The Copenhagen fire of 1795, starting in a naval warehouse, destroys 941 houses.
- June 8 – The Dauphin, would-be-Louis XVII, dies. Louis XVIII becomes titular king of France (he becomes the actual king on April 6, 1814).
- June 28 – The French government announces that the heir to the French throne has died of illness (many doubt the statement).
- June 27
- July 22 – Second Treaty of Basel between the French First Republic and Spain, ending the War of the Pyrenees. Spain cedes its half of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola to France.
- July 25 – Construction of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wales begins.
- August 3 – Signing of the Treaty of Greenville puts an end to the Northwest Indian War.
- August 22 – The French Constitution of 1795 is ratified by the National Convention.
- August 25 – British forces capture Trincomalee in Ceylon.
- August 28 – Third Treaty of Basel between the French First Republic and the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel.
- September 11 – Battle of Krtsanisi: The Persian emperor Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar defeats the forces of Heraclius II of Georgia.
- September 16 – British forces capture Cape Town from the Netherlands.
- September 21 – Battle of the Diamond: Protestant forces defeat Catholic troops in Loughgall, Ireland, leading to the foundation of the Orange Order.
- September 28 – The Alliance of St Petersburg is formed between Britain, Russia and Austria against France.
- October 1 – Austrian Netherlands is annexed to the French Republic as the Belgian departments.
- October 2 – British forces capture the Ile d'Yeu off the coast of Brittany.
- October 5 – 13 Vendémiaire: Royalist riots in Paris are crushed by troops under Paul Barras and newly reinstalled artillery officer Napoleon Bonaparte.
- October 24 – The Third Partition of Poland is made.
- October 27 – The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which establishes the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
- November 2 – The French Directory takes power. Influence of the Sans-culottes declines.
- December 13 – Wold Newton meteorite: A meteorite falls at Wold Newton, a hamlet in Yorkshire in England. This meteorite fall is subsequently used as a literary premise by science fiction writer Philip José Farmer as the basis for the Wold Newton family.
- Sweden becomes the first monarchy to recognize the French Republic.
- The Hudson's Bay Company trading post Fort Edmonton is constructed; the city of Edmonton, Alberta, eventually grows from it.
- A large slave rebellion occurs in Curaçao.
- The British Royal Navy makes the use of lemon juice mandatory to prevent scurvy.
- The harvest fails in Munich.
- Daniel McGinnis discovers the supposed Money Pit on Oak Island, Nova Scotia.
- January 6 – Anselme Payen, French chemist (d. 1878)
- January 18 – Anna Pavlovna of Russia, Dutch queen (d. 1865)
- February 3 – Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan revolutionary leader, general and statesman (d. 1830)
- February 18 – George Peabody, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1869)
- May 19 – Johns Hopkins, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1873)
- May 23 – Charles Barry, English architect (d. 1860)
- June 19 – James Braid, Scottish surgeon, hypnotism pioneer (d. 1860)
- September 1 – James Gordon Bennett, American newspaper publisher (d. 1892)
- September 6 – Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers, Marshal of France (d. 1878)
- September 16 – Saverio Mercadante, Italian composer (d. 1870)
- September 18 – Kondraty Ryleyev, Russian poet- decembrist.
- October 13 – James McDowell, American politician (d. 1851)
- October 15 – King Frederick William IV of Prussia (d. 1861)
- October 16 – William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
- October 26 – Nikolaos Mantzaros, Greek composer (d. 1872)
- October 31 – John Keats, English poet (d. 1821)
- November 2 – James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (d. 1849)
- November 12 – Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (d. 1856)
- December 4 – Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian (d. 1881)
- December 10 – Matthias W. Baldwin, American locomotive manufacturer (d. 1866)
- January 3 – Josiah Wedgwood, English potter (b. 1730)
- January 21 – Samuel Wallis, English navigator
- January 26 – Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, German composer (b. 1732)
- March 4 – John Collins, American politician (b. 1717)
- March 21 – Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)
- April 12 – Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (b. 1710)
- May 7 – Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville, French revolutionary leader (executed) (b. 1746)
- May 18 – Robert Rogers (soldier), founder of Rogers Rangers (b. 1731)
- May 19 – Josiah Bartlett, signer of the American Declaration of Independence (b. 1729)
- June 1 – Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (b. 1744)
- June 8 – King Louis XVII of France (b. 1785)
- July 3
- July 9 – Henry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (b. 1721)
- August 4 – Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (b. 1711)
- August 31 – François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess player (b. 1726)
- October 8 – Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman and biographer (b. 1725)
- October 10 – Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)
- November 15 – Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
- December 23 – Henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730)
- December 28 – Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)
- "Decree on weights and measures". 1795. Retrieved 2008-10-02.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 345–346. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 234–235. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- 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.