1800 in History – What happened in year 1800

In history, year 1800 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 1800.

Know what happened in 1800:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 JulyLord Wellesley, Governor-General of the British Raj, foundedFort William College in Fort William, India, to promote Bengali, Hindiand other vernaculars of the subcontinent.
14 JuneWar of the Second Coalition-In the Battle of Marengo,Napoleonic forces secured victory over the Habsburgs when defeat hadappeared inevitable until the arrival of French troops led by LouisDesaix.
24 AprilThe Library of Congress, the de facto national library of theUnited States, was established as part of an act of Congress providingfor the transfer of the nation's capital from Philadelphia toWashington, D.C.
01 January Quasi-War-An American convoy of four merchant vessels escortedby a schooner was attacked by a squadron of armed barges manned byHaitians.
03 DecemberWar of the Second Coalition-French forces under General Jean Moreau defeated the Austrians and Bavarians under Archduke John in Hohenlinden, near Munich, forcing the Austrians to sign an armistice.
07 OctoberThe French privateer Robert Surcouf led a 150-man crew tocapture the 40-gun, 437-man East Indiaman Kent.
21 MarchAfter being elected as a compromise candidate after severalmonths of stalemate, Pope Pius VII was crowned in Venice with atemporary papal tiara made of papier-mâché.
03 DecemberWar of the Second Coalition-French forces under General Jean Moreau defeated the Austrians and Bavarians under Archduke John inHohenlinden, near Munich, forcing the Austrians to sign an armistice.
10 JulyLord Wellesley, Governor-General of the British Raj, foundedFort William College in Fort William, India, to promote Bengali, Hindiand other vernaculars of the subcontinent.
24 AprilThe Library of Congress, the de facto national library of theUnited States, was established as part of an act of Congress providingfor the transfer of the nation's capital from Philadelphia toWashington, D.C.
21 MarchAfter being elected as a compromise candidate after several months of stalemate, Pope Pius VII was crowned in Venice with a temporary papal tiara made of papier-mâché.
14 JuneWar of the Second Coalition: In the Battle of Marengo, Napoleonic forces secured victory over the Habsburgs when defeat hadappeared inevitable until the arrival of French troops led by LouisDesaix.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1800:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JuneEdward Deas Thomson / Politician / Australia
01 DecemberMihály Vörösmarty / Poet / Hungary
02 March Yevgeny Baratynsky / Poet / Italy
03 March Heinrich Georg Bronn / Geologist / Germany
03 DecemberFrance Prešeren / Poet / Slovenia
05 MayLouis Christophe François Hachette / Publisher / France
09 February Hyrum Smith / Religious Leader / United States of America
09 JulyFriedrich Gustav Jakob Henle / Physician / Germany
09 MayJohn Brown / Activist / United States of America
11 SeptemberDaniel S. Dickinson / Politician / United States of America
12 JuneSamuel Wright Mardis / Politician / United States of America
14 February Emory Washburn / Lawyer / United States of America
15 JulySidney Breese / Politician / United States of America
15 AprilJames Clark Ross / Captain / United Kingdom
16 AprilGeorge Bingham / Politician / United Kingdom
18 DecemberJames Watney / Business Man / United Kingdom
23 JuneKarol Marcinkowski / Physician / Poland
29 DecemberCharles Goodyear / Engineer / United States of America
30 SeptemberDecimus Burton / Architect / United Kingdom
31 JulyFriedrich Wöhler / Academic / Germany

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