1795 in History – What happened in year 1795


In history, year 1795 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 1795.

Know what happened in 1795:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
16 JuneFrench Revolutionary Wars-Off the coast of Brittany, a BritishRoyal Navy battle squadron commanded by William Cornwallis fended off anumerically superior French Navy battlefleet.
25 November Stanislaw August Poniatowski, the last King of Poland, wasforced to abdicate after the Third Partition of the Polish–LithuanianCommonwealth by Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
25 NovemberStanislaw August Poniatowski, the last King of Poland, wasforced to abdicate after the Third Partition of the Polish–LithuanianCommonwealth by Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
24 OctoberAs a result of the Third Partition of Poland, thePolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth ceased to exist as an independent stateas its territory was divided between Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
19 JanuaryA day after William V, Prince of Orange, fled the DutchRepublic as a result of the Batavian Revolution, the Batavian Republicwas established.
25 NovemberStanislaw August Poniatowski (pictured), the last King of Poland, was forced to abdicate after the Third Partition of thePolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
03 AugustThe United States signed the Treaty of Greenville with the Western Confederacy coalition of Native Americans, ending the Northwest Indian War.
07 FebruaryThe Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution,limiting the ability of U.S. citizens and foreign nationals to sue U.S.states in federal courts, was ratified in order to overrule the SupremeCourt decision in Chisholm v. Georgia.
19 JanuaryA day after William V, Prince of Orange (pictured), fled theDutch Republic as a result of the Batavian Revolution, the BatavianRepublic was established.
23 JanuaryWar of the First Coalition: In a rare battle between cavalry and naval ships, a French Hussar regiment captured a Dutch fleet frozen at anchor between the port of Den Helder and the island of Texel.
16 JuneFrench Revolutionary Wars-Off the coast of Brittany, a British Royal Navy battle squadron commanded by William Cornwallis fended off anumerically superior French Navy fleet.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1795:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 SeptemberJames Gordon Bennett Sr. / Publisher / United States of America
02 NovemberJames K. Polk / Politician / United States of America
05 February Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger / Mineralogist / Austria
07 SeptemberJohn William Polidori / Author / United Kingdom
08 DecemberPeter Andreas Hansen / Astronomer / Denmark
10 March Joseph Légaré / Painter / Canada
12 JuneJohn Marston / Sailor / United States of America
12 March William Lyon Mackenzie / Politician / Canada
13 MayGérard Paul Deshayes / Geologist / France
15 January Alexander Griboyedov / Composer / Russia
16 OctoberWilliam Buell Sprague / Historian / United States of America
21 DecemberLeopold von Ranke / Author / Germany
21 DecemberJack Russell / Priest / United Kingdom
23 MayCharles Barry / Architect / United Kingdom
24 JuneErnst Heinrich Weber / Physician / Germany
26 OctoberNikolaos Mantzaros / Composer / Greece
27 January Eli Whitney Blake / Engineer / United States of America
27 February José Antonio Navarro / Politician / United States of America
28 March Georg Heinrich Pertz / Author / Germany
31 OctoberJohn Keats / Poet / United Kingdom

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