On This Day

What Happened in 1784

Historical Events

  • Jan 14 US Congress of the Confederation ratifies the Treaty of Paris, signed September 3, 1783, ending the Revolutionary War, and forwards it to Great Britain
  • Mar 22 The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand
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Did You Know?

Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes

On June 16, 1784

Would You Believe?

Benjamin Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol

On January 26, 1784

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 16 American Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen (46) weds second wife Frances Montresor Brush Buchanan