Full Name: Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Profession: Washington D.C. Architect
Why Famous: Architect and civil engineer, best known for designing the layout of the streets of Washington, D.C., the L'Enfant Plan.
- 1783-05-02 Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant is promoted by brevet to Major of Engineers in recognition of his service to American liberty
- 1789-03-11 Benjamin Banneker and Pierre Charles L'Enfant begin to lay out Washington, D.C.