Historical Events for Year 1800

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Jan 1st - Dutch East Indies Company dissolves
Jan 2nd - Free African American community of Philadelphia petitions US Congress to abolish the slave trade
Jan 5th - 1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore
Jan 8th - Austrians defeat French in 2nd battle of Novi
Jan 8th - Wild Boy of Aveyron discovered in southern France
Jan 30th - US population: 5,308,483; African American population 1,002,037 (18.9%)
Mar 14th - Luigi Chiaramonti crowned Pope Pius VII
Mar 17th - British warship Queen Charlotte catches fire; 700 die
Mar 20th - French army defeats Turks at Helipolis & advance to Cairo
Mar 20th - Alessandro Volta reports his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London
Apr 2nd - 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 1st Symphony in C
Apr 24th - Library of Congress establishes with $5,000 allocation
May 7th - Indiana Territory organized
May 14th - Friedrich von Schiller's "Macbeth" premieres in Weimar
Composer Ludwig van BeethovenComposer Ludwig van Beethoven May 15th - King George III survives a 2nd assassination attempt
May 15th - Pope Pius VII calls on French bishops to return to Gospel principles
Jun 7th - David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
Jun 14th - Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria
Jun 29th - Free mason lodge establishes in Alkmaar
Jul 8th - Dr Benjamin Waterhouse gives 1st cowpox vaccination in the US to his son to prevent smallpox
Jul 9th - Mt Vernon Gardens becomes site of 1st summer theater in US
Jul 10th - The British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.
Aug 30th - Gabriel Prosser leads a slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia
Sep 5th - Malta surrenders to British after they blockade French troops
Sep 7th - Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC)
Sep 13th - Curacao in British hands (until Jan 1803)
Oct 1st - Spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty
Oct 17th - Dutch colony Curacao transfered to England
2nd US President John Adams2nd US President John Adams Nov 1st - John Adams becomes the first US president to live in White House
Nov 17th - Congress held 1st session in Wash DC in incompleted Capitol building
Nov 24th - Weber's opera "Das Waldmadchen" premieres in Freiburg
Nov 24th - Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland depart Caracas for Cuba where they met fellow botanist John Fraser
Dec 12th - Washington, D.C. established as capital of US

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