1780s

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Events[edit]

Contents: 1780 1781 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789

1780

January–June[edit]

May 29: Waxhaw Massacre in America.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Final volume, Diderot Encyclopédie.

1781

January–June[edit]

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

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1782


January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Watt's steam engine patent renewed

Date unknown[edit]


1783

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.
General George Washington resigning his commission on December 23, 1783

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Date unknown[edit]


1784

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1785

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1786

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

August 8: Mont Blanc climbed.

Date unknown[edit]

1787

January–June[edit]

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1788

January–June[edit]

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

July–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • Annual British iron production reaches 68,000 tons.


1789

January–June[edit]

February 4: First President of the United States, George Washington, elected.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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