1802 in History – What happened in year 1802

In history, year 1802 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 1802.

Know what happened in 1802:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
15 AprilEnglish poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came upon a 'long belt' of daffodils, inspiring him to pen his most famous work, 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'.
22 July Gia Long conquered Hanoi and unified modern-day Vietnam, whichhad experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
16 March The United States Congress authorized the establishment of theU.S. Army Corps of Engineers in order to operate the U.S. MilitaryAcademy (coat of arms pictured) at West Point, New York.
28 March German astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers discovered2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
15 AprilEnglish poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothyencountered a 'long belt' of daffodils, inspiring him to pen his mostfamous work, 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'.
28 MarchGerman astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers discovered2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
22 JulyGia Long conquered Hanoi and unified modern-day Vietnam, whichhad experienced centuries of feudal warfare.
25 MarchFrance and the United Kingdom signed the Treaty of Amiens,temporarily ending the hostilities between the two during the FrenchRevolutionary Wars.
16 MarchThe United States Congress authorized the establishment of the US Army Corps of Engineers in order to operate the US Military Academy at West Point, New York.
28 MarchGerman astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers discovered 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1802:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 February Jean-Baptiste Boussingault / Academic / France
03 January Charles Pelham Villiers / Politician / United Kingdom
04 AprilDorothea Dix / Activist / United States of America
06 SeptemberAlcide d'Orbigny / Zoologist / France
06 February Charles Wheatstone / Physicist / United Kingdom
09 AprilElias Lönnrot / Physician / Finland
09 NovemberElijah Parish Lovejoy / Journalist / United States of America
11 February Lydia Maria Child / Author / United States of America
12 JuneHarriet Martineau / Author / United Kingdom
13 AprilLeopold Fitzinger / Zoologist / Austria
16 February Phineas Quimby / Philosopher / United States of America
19 NovemberSolomon Foot / Politician / United States of America
19 SeptemberLajos Kossuth / Journalist / Hungary
20 February Charles Auguste de Bériot / Violinist / Belgium
24 SeptemberAdolphe d'Archiac / Paleontologist / France
24 JulyAlexandre Dumas / Novelist / France
26 February Victor Hugo / Poet / France
26 JulyMariano Arista / Politician / Mexico
29 NovemberWilhelm Hauff / Poet / Germany
31 AugustHusein Gradaščević / General / Turkey

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