Historical Events in January 1790

  • Jan 7 French Revolution: A major riot breaks out in Versailles as people demand lower bread prices

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Jan 8 1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington
  • Jan 11 Statisten & Vonckisten unite as Belgium

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jan 26 Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Jan 30 Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor