What Happened In May 1790 In History
Historical Events for May, 1790
- 31st » Manuel Quimper explores the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
- 31st » The United States enacts its first United States copyright law named copyright statute, the Copyright Act of 1790.
Famous Birthdays on May in 1790
- 21st » William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, French-English politician, Lord Chamberlain called Lord Chamberlain of the Household (d. 1858)
Famous Deaths for May 1790
- 4th » Matthew Tilghman, American politician (b. 1718)
- 9th » William Clingan, American politician (b. 1721)
- 16th » Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (b. 1720)
- 21st » Thomas Warton, English poet and critic (b. 1728)
- 29th » Israel Putnam, American general (b. 1718)
Year 1790 events in history for the month of May
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