1798 in History – What happened in year 1798

In history, year 1798 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 1798.

Know what happened in 1798:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
14 July The Sedition Act became United States law, making it a federalcrime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements aboutthe U.S. government.
31 AugustIrish Rebellion of 1798-Irish rebels, with French assistance,established the short-lived Republic of Connaught.
01 AugustFrench Revolutionary Wars-The Battle of the Nile startedbetween a British fleet commanded by Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson and aFrench fleet under Vice-Admiral François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers.
07 JulyThe Quasi-War, an undeclared war fought entirely at sea, beganafter the United States rescinded their treaties with France.
04 JanuaryAfter having been invested as Prince of Wallachia, ConstantineHangerli arrived in Bucharest to assume the throne.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1798:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilAugust Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben / Poet / Germany
03 AprilCharles Wilkes / Geographer / United States of America
04 DecemberJules Armand Dufaure / Politician / France
04 SeptemberRaynold Kaufgetz / Economist / Switzerland
07 OctoberJean-Baptiste Vuillaume / Business Man / France
11 SeptemberFranz Ernst Neumann / Physicist / Germany
11 AprilMacedonio Melloni / Academic / Italy
12 JuneSamuel Cooper / General / United States of America
14 January Johan Rudolph Thorbecke / Historian / Netherlands
14 JuneFrantišek Palacký / Politician / Czech Republic
17 AprilÉtienne Bobillier / Academic / France
19 February Allan MacNab / Soldier / Canada
20 January Anson Jones / Politician / United States of America
21 AugustJules Michelet / Philosopher / France
24 DecemberAdam Mickiewicz / Poet / Poland
26 AprilEugène Delacroix / Painter / France
26 JuneWolfgang Menzel / Poet / Germany
28 DecemberThomas Henderson / Mathematician / Scotland
29 JuneGiacomo Leopardi / Poet / Italy
31 DecemberFriedrich Robert Faehlmann / Physician / Estonia

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1798:

YearName / Profession / Country
15 AugustSangolli Rayanna / Warrior / India

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