1785 in History – What happened in year 1785

In history, year 1785 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1785.

Know what happened in 1785:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 JanuaryFrenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard and American John Jeffriesbecame the first to cross the English Channel by air, in a balloon.
20 JanuaryTây Son forces of Vietnam annihilated an invading Siamesearmy who were attempting to restore Nguy?n Ánh to the throne.
20 January Tây Son forces of Vietnam annihilated an invading Siamesearmy who were attempting to restore Nguy?n Ánh to the throne.
27 January The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, one of the oldestpublic universities in the United States, was founded.
01 JanuaryThe Times, the first newspaper of that name, began publication in London as The Daily Universal Register.
20 JanuaryTây S?n forces of Vietnam annihilated an invading Siamese army who were attempting to restore Nguy?n Ánh to the throne.
27 JanuaryThe University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, one of the oldest public universities in the United States, was founded.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1785:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
04 January Jacob Grimm / Philologist / Germany
05 March Carlo Odescalchi / Cardinal / Italy
06 JulyWilliam Hooker / Academic / United Kingdom
06 January Andreas Moustoxydis / Historian / Greece
06 March Karol Kurpiński / Composer / Poland
07 March Alessandro Manzoni / Author / Italy
10 February Claude-Louis Navier / Engineer / France
11 March John McLean / Politician / United States of America
12 February Pierre Louis Dulong / Chemist / France
14 JulyMordecai Manuel Noah / Journalist / United States of America
15 OctoberJosé Miguel Carrera / Politician / Chile
15 AugustThomas De Quincey / Author / United Kingdom
18 MayJohn Wilson / Author / Scotland
18 NovemberDavid Wilkie / Academic / Scotland
19 AprilAlexandre Pierre François Boëly / Painist / France
20 OctoberGeorge Ormerod / Author / United Kingdom
23 AugustOliver Hazard Perry / Commander / United States of America
26 DecemberÉtienne Constantin de Gerlache / Politician / Belgium
26 AprilJohn James Audubon / Painter / United States of America
28 NovemberVictor de Broglie / Politician / France

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