1790s

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The 1790's decade ran from January 1, 1790, to December 31, 1799.

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Events

1790


January–June

July–December

1791


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1792

May 21: Mount Unzen (Japan) erupts.
June 1: Kentucky statehood.


January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown


1793


January–June

July–December

Undated


1794


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1795


January–June

July–December

Undated

Alexander Addison, american Colonial political activist and commentator on the Jay Treaty.


1796


January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The 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 The book will not be published until 1813.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.[29]
  • Annual British iron production reaches 125,000 tons.


1797


January–June

July–December

Undated


1798


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1799

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


Significant people

Births

Date unknown

Deaths

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