Historical Events in November 1783

Historic Event

Nov 2 General George Washington, later 1st US President, bids farewell to his army after the American Revolutionary War

  • Nov 3 George Washington orders Continental Army disbanded
  • Nov 3 John Austin, a footpad turned murderer, is the last to be publicly hanged at London's Tyburn gallows

Music Premiere

Nov 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Symphony No. 36" premieres in Linz, Austria

  • Nov 21 Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes make 1st manned free balloon flight in a Montgolfier balloon
  • Nov 23 Annapolis, Maryland, becomes US capital (until June 1784)
  • Nov 25 Britain evacuates New York city, its last military position in the United States