On This Day

Year 1794 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 14 Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin machine revolutionizing the cotton industry in the southern US states
  • Jun 26 Battle of Fleurus: major victory by forces of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan over the Coalition Army (Great Britain, Hanover, Dutch Republic, and Habsburgs) first use of reconnaissance balloon

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