May 7, 1789 in History

Event:

1st inaugurational ball (for George Washington in New York City)





George Washington History:
July 31, 1932 - George Washington quarter goes into circulation
January 23, 1930 - George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia established
December 26, 1799 - George Washington is eulogized by Col Henry Lee as "1st in war, 1st in peace and 1st in hearts of his countrymen"
December 18, 1799 - George Washington's body interred at Mount Vernon
December 14, 1799 - George Washington, 1st president United States 1789 - 1797, dies at 66
September 19, 1796 - George Washington's farewell address as president
February 25, 1793 - 1st cabinet meeting at George Washington's home
December 5, 1792 - George Washington re-elected U.S. president
April 5, 1792 - George Washington casts 1st presidential veto
January 8, 1790 - George Washington delivers 1st state of union address
October 15, 1789 - 1st presidental tour - George Washington in New England
September 24, 1789 - President George Washington appointed John Jay the 1st Chief Justice
April 30, 1789 - George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the United States
April 23, 1789 - President-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, New York
April 16, 1789 - George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration
May 25, 1787 - Constitutional convention opens at Philadelphia, George Washington presiding
November 1, 1783 - Continental Army dissolved; George Washington's "Farewell Address"
August 7, 1782 - George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart
August 2, 1782 - George Washington creates Honorary Badge of Distinction
August 20, 1781 - George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
July 8, 1778 - George Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army
December 17, 1777 - ,George Washingtons army returns to Valley Forge Pennsylvania
October 4, 1777 - General George Washington's troops attacked British at Germantown, Pennsylvania
December 26, 1776 - George Washington defeats Hessians at Trenton
December 8, 1776 - George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from New Jersey
September 10, 1776 - George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers
July 9, 1776 - Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops, New York
March 25, 1776 - Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington
January 1, 1776 - General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
July 22, 1775 - George Washington takes command of U.S. troops
June 15, 1775 - George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of American Army
May 10, 1775 - 2nd Continental Congress names George Washington, supreme commander
January 6, 1759 - George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
July 24, 1758 - George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
July 4, 1754 - George Washington gives Ft. Necessity to France
July 3, 1754 - George Washington surrenders to French, Ft. Necessity (7 Years' War)
May 28, 1754 - George Washington defeats French and indians at Ft. Duquesne near Pittsburgh
August 4, 1753 - George Washington becomes a master mason
February 22, 1732 - George Washington, born in Virginia, 1st President, 1789 - 1797


More Notable Events on May 7:
1995 Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election
1947 General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution
1942 Battle of Coral Sea ends stopping Japanese expansion
1940 Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain
1914 Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in White House
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