On This Day

Year 1795 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 16 British capture Capetown, South Africa, from the Dutch
  • Oct 27 Pinckney's Treaty [Treaty of San Lorenzo] signed by Spain and US, establishing the southern boundary of the US and giving Americans right to navigate the Mississippi River
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Historical Marriages

  • Mar 25 2nd Earl of Liverpool Robert Jenkinson (25) weds daughter of the Earl of Bristol Lady Louisa Hervey at Wimbledon
  • Oct 4 "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" poet Samuel Coleridge (22) marries Sarah Fricker in Bristol, England
  • Nov 25 US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio