What Happened In July 1790 In History
Historical Events for July, 1790
- 9th » Russo-Swedish War (1788–90) Russo-Swedish War: Battle of Svensksund Second Battle of Svensksund in the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian Navy Russian fleet.
- 12th » The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Constituent Assembly.
- 14th » French Revolution: Citizens of Paris celebrate the unity of the French people and the national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
- 16th » The Washington, D.C. or District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.
- 31st » The first U.S. patent is issued, to inventor Samuel Hopkins (inventor) or Samuel Hopkins for a potash process.
Famous Birthdays on July in 1790
- 4th » George Everest, Welsh surveyor and geographer (d. 1866)
Famous Deaths for July 1790
- 7th » François Hemsterhuis, Dutch philosopher (b. 1721)
- 14th » Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (b. 1717)
- 17th » Adam Smith, Scottish economist and philosopher (b. 1723)
- 25th » Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educator and reformer (b. 1723)
- 25th » William Livingston, American soldier and politician, 1st Governor of New Jersey (b. 1723)
Year 1790 events in history for the month of July
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