On This Day

Historical Events in January 1784

  • Jan 6 Turkey & Russia sign treaty in Constantinople
  • Jan 7 1st US seed business established by David Landreth, Philadelphia
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 26 Benjamin Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin