What Happened in 1801

Important Events

  • Mar 4 Thomas Jefferson is the first US President to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 2 Napoleonic Wars: The British led by Horatio Nelson destroy the Danish fleet in the naval Battle of Copenhagen
  • May 10 First Barbary War: The Barbary pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States of America (1st US foreign war)
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World Leaders in 1801

Famous People in 1801