Historical Events in August 1794

  • Aug 1 Whiskey Rebellion begins in western Pennsylvania
  • Aug 8 Joseph Whidbey and George Vancouver lead an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska.
  • Aug 16 Hungarian revolutionary Ign├íc Martinovics arrested in Vienna
  • Aug 20 Gen "Mad Anthony" Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers, Ohio
  • Aug 26 French troops occupy Lock