1790s

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

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Events

1790

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

1791

January–March

April–June

July–September

Date Events Photos
Wednesday,
July 8
Wednesday,
July 11
Malapeau Claude-Nicolas Translation de Voltaire au Panthéon.jpg
Sunday,
July 14
PriestleyRiotsOldMeeting.jpg
Sunday,
July 17
Fusillade du Champ de Mars (1791, 17 juillet).jpg
Sunday,
August 4
Sunday,
August 6
Sunday,
August 7
  • Kingdom of Great Britain George Hammond is appointed as Great Britain's first minister to the United States. [10]
Sunday,
August 21
Sunday,
August 26
Sunday,
August 27
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Sunday,
September 6
Sunday,
September 9
Sunday,
September 13
Sunday,
September 14
Sunday,
September 25
Sunday,
September 28
Sunday,
September 30

October–December

Date unknown

1792

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

1793

January–June

July–December

Undated

1794

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

1795

January–June

July–December

[33]

Undated

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

1796

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–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.
  • Robert Burns' version of the Scots poem "Auld Lang Syne" is first published, in this year's volume of The Scots Musical Museum.[47]
  • Annual British iron production reaches 125,000 tons.

1797

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Undated

1798

January–June

[58]

  • May 9Napoleon sets off for Toulon, and sails aboard Vice-Admiral Brueys's flagship L'Orient; his squadron is part of a larger fleet of over 300 vessels, carrying almost 37,000 troops.[60]
  • May 23 – Irish republicans and nationalists, known as the Society of United Irishmen, launch a rebellion against British rule, in expectation of greater support from France, which only sends 1,100 men. The United Irishmen are unique amongst Irish nationalist movements, in that they unify Catholics and Protestants around republican ideals. The rebellion rages sporadically, but is defeated by the British by October.
  • June 6

July–December

Date unknown

1799

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

Notable world leaders

Note: Names of country leaders shown below in bold face have remained in power continuously throughout the entirety of the decade

Europe

North America

Significant people

Births

Deaths

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