1780s

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The 1780's decade ran from January 1, 1780, to December 31, 1789.

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1780

January–June

May 29: Waxhaw Massacre in America.

July–December

Date unknown

Final volume, Diderot Encyclopédie.

1781


January–June

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

July–December

Date unknown


1782


January–June

July–December

Watt's steam engine patent renewed

Date unknown


1783


January–June

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

July–December

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


1784

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1785

January–June

July–December

Date Unverified


1786


January–June

July–December

August 8: Mont Blanc climbed.

Date unknown


1787


January–June

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States

July–December

Date unknown


1788


January–June

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

July–December

Undated

  • Annual British iron production reaches 68,000 tons.


1789


January–June

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

July–December

Date unknown


Significant people

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Births

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Deaths

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