Historical Events for Year 1796

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Jan 23rd - Armand-Gaston Camus becomes chairman of Council of 500
Feb 1st - The capital of Upper Canada is moved from Newark to York.
Feb 29th - Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England
Mar 1st - 1st National Meeting in the Hague
Mar 28th - Bethel African Methodist Church of Phila is 1st US-African church
Mar 30th - Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, discovers the construction of the heptadecagon
Mar 31st - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Egmont" premieres in Weimar
Apr 8th - Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, proves the quadratic reciprocity law (the ability to determine the solvability of any quadratic equation in modular arithmetic)
Apr 13th - 1st elephant arrives in US from India
Apr 13th - Battle at Millesimo Italy: Napoleon beats Austrians
Apr 21st - Napoleon and the French defeat the Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi
Apr 28th - Cease fire of Cherasco
May 10th - French government arrest 10 utopists
May 10th - Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge
May 10th - Riot after disagreement of patriotic demand in Amsterdam
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte May 14th - English country doctor Edward Jenner administered the first inoculation against smallpox, using cowpox pus, in Berkeley, Gloucestershire
May 15th - France & Sardinia sign Peace treaty of Paris
May 15th - French troops occupy Milan
May 15th - First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.
May 16th - Lombardian Republic forms
May 19th - Game protection law restricts encroachment on Indian hunting grounds
May 27th - James S McLean patents his piano
Jun 1st - Last of Britain's troops withdraws from US
Jun 1st - Tennessee admitted as 16th US state
Jul 4th - 1st Independence Day celebration is held
Jul 8th - US State Department issues 1st US passport
Jul 10th - Carl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers.
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich GaussMathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss Jul 22nd - Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleveland
Aug 8th - Boston African Society establishes with 44 members
Aug 17th - British beat Batavian navy in Saldanha Bay, South Africa
Aug 19th - Spain & France sign anti-British alliance
Aug 23rd - African Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated
Sep 2nd - Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated
Sep 5th - General Salicetti orders equal rights for Jews of Bologna, Italy
Sep 8th - Battle of Bassano-French beat Austrians
Sep 19th - George Washington's farewell address as president
Oct 5th - Spain declares war on England
Nov 3rd - John Adams elected president of the United States of America
Nov 17th - Battle of Arcole-Napoleon I's French forces beat Austrians in Italy
Dec 18th - 1st US newspaper to appear on Sunday (Baltimore Monitor)

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