Historical Events in January 1794

  • Jan 11 U.S. Marshal Robert Forsythe is killed in Augusta, Georgia, trying to serve court papers, first US marshal to die carrying out his duties
  • Jan 13 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes
  • Jan 14 Dr Jessee Bennet of Edom, Virginia, performs 1st successful Cesarean section operation in the US on his wife