Historical Events in August 1794

  • Aug 1 Whiskey Rebellion begins in western Pennsylvania
  • Aug 8 Joseph Whidbey and George Vancouver lead an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska
  • Aug 16 Hungarian revolutionary Ign├íc Martinovics arrested in Vienna

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Aug 20 Battle of Fallen Timbers: Major General "Mad Anthony" Wayne defeats a joint British-Native American force at Fallen Timbers, Ohio in the final battle of the Northwest Indian War

Military Leader Anthony Wayne
Military Leader
Anthony Wayne
  • Aug 26 French troops occupy Lock