1795 in History



January 16 French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht, Netherlands
January 18 French admitted to Amsterdam without resistance
January 18 Governor/viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England
January 19 Democratic revolution in Amsterdam ends oligarchy
February 2 Joseph Haydns 102nd Symphony in B, premieres
February 5 Zealand Netherlands surrenders to French general Michaud
February 7 11th Amendment to U.S. Constitution ratified, affirms power of states
February 7 Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies
February 13 1st state university in U.S. opens, University of North Carolina
February 17 Thomas Seddal harvests 8.3-kg potato from his garden Chester, England
February 21 Freedom of worship established in France under constitution
March 5 Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution
March 5 Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France
March 11 Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
March 29 Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
April 23 William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
May 16 Hedges Treaty: Bataafse Republic becomes French vassel state
June 6 Fire destroy 1/3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured
June 24 U.S. and Great Britain sign Jay Treaty, 1st U.S. extradition treaty
July 1 John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of Supreme Court
July 9 James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 U.S. national debt
July 15 "Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem
July 27 Spain and France sign peace treaty
August 15 Joseph Haydn leaves England forever
August 18 Curacao governor De Veer sends miltia to stop rebellious slaves
August 20 Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
August 25 Curacao slaves opponents returns to St. Christopher
September 5 U.S. - Algiers sign peace treaty
September 15 Cape Colony surrenders to England
September 16 British capture Capetown South Africa
September 19 Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
September 23 Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris
October 1 France annexes Southern Netherlands
October 2 Tula (leader slave uprising) sentence to death in Curacao
October 16 M von Bohms "Oorlogscantate" premieres
October 24 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia and Russia
October 26 Pinckney's Treaty between Spain and U.S. is signed, establishing southern boundary of U.S. and giving Americans right to send goods down Mississippi
October 27 Treaty of San Lorenzo, provides free navigation of Mississippi
November 20 Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday
November 28 U.S. pays $800,000 and a frigate as tribute to Algiers and Tunis
December 19 1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky












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