Year 1780 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Pennsylvania becomes 1st US state to abolish slavery (for newborns only)
  • Oct 10 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in the Caribbean, hitting Barbados first. Atlantic's deadliest recorded hurricane.
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Historical Marriages

  • Dec 14 US founding father Alexander Hamilton (25) weds Elizabeth Schuyler (23) at Schuyler Mansion in Albany, New York