|Centuries:||17th century - 18th century - 19th century|
|Decades:|| 1760s 1770s 1780s - 1790s - 1800s 1810s 1820s
|Years:||1787 1788 1789 - 1790 - 1791 1792 1793|
|1790 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature (Poetry) – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1790[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 8 - U.S. President George Washington gives the first State of the Union Address.
- January 30 - The first boat specialized as a lifeboat is tested on the River Tyne.
- February 1 - In New York City the Supreme Court of the United States convenes for the first time.
- February 4 - Louis XVI of France declares to the National Assembly that he will maintain the constitutional laws.
- February 11 - Religious Society of Friends petitions the United States Congress for the abolition of slavery.
- March 1 - The first United States census is authorized.
- March 4 - France is divided into 83 départements, which cut across the former provinces, in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on noble ownership of land.
- March 21 - Thomas Jefferson reported to President George Washington in New York as the new Secretary of State of the United States.
- April 10 - United States Patent system is established.
- April 17 - Ben Franklin dies at age 84.
- May 13 - Battle of Reval: King Gustav III of Sweden sent the battlefleet to eliminate the Russian squadron wintering at Reval (Estonia), but is defeated: killing 8 Russians, 51 Swedes are killed, 250 captured, and 2 ships are sunk.
- May 29 - Rhode Island ratifies the United States Constitution and becomes the 13th U.S. state.
- June 20 - the famous dinner at the Jefferson Residence where Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton decided a compromise: Madison agreed to vote for the assumption of state debts by the federal government; Hamilton agreed to vote for the capitol to be above the Potomac. (Compromise of 1790)
- June 23 - Alleged London Monster arrested in London: he later receives two years for three assaults. Then later he finds his mother.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- July 9 - Russo-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksund - In a massive Baltic Sea battle of 300 ships, the Swedish navy captures one third of the Russian fleet: 304 Swedes killed, 3500 Russians killed, 6000 captured, 51 Russian ships sunk & 22 taken.
- July 14 - French Revolution: Citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
- July 16 - The signing of the Residence Bill establishes a site along the Potomac River as the District of Columbia (seat of government) of the United States (see Washington).
- July 31 - Inventor Samuel Hopkins becomes the first to be issued a U.S. patent (for an improved method of making potash).
- August 4 - A newly passed U.S. tariff act creates the Revenue Cutter Service (the forerunner of the United States Coast Guard).
- December 11 - Russo-Turkish War: 26,000 Turkish soldiers lose their lives during Suvorov's storm of Izmail.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Prime Minister of Great Britain William Pitt refuses to recognize Belgian independence.
- Construction begins on the White House.
- U.S. Funding Bill is introduced by Alexander Hamilton.
- Georgetown becomes federal capital of the United States.
- The first United States Census is taken.
Ongoing events[edit | edit source]
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1790 |
|Ab urbe condita||2543|
|Armenian calendar||1239 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-54 – -53|
|Coptic calendar||1506 – 1507|
|Ethiopian calendar||1782 – 1783|
|Hebrew calendar||5550 – 5551|
|- Vikram Samvat||1845 – 1846|
|- Shaka Samvat||1712 – 1713|
|- Kali Yuga||4891 – 4892|
|Iranian calendar||1168 – 1169|
|Islamic calendar||1204 – 1205|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2450|
|Thai solar calendar||2333|
- March 29 - John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (d. 1862)
- May 20 - Micajah Thomas Hawkins, American politician (d. 1858)
- May 23 - Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (d. 1842)
- June 1 - Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
- September 6 - John Green Crosse, English surgeon (d. 1850)
- November 17 - August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1868)
- November 21 - Edmund Lyons, British admiral (d. 1858)
- December 8 - Augustus Meineke, German Classical Scholar (d. 1870)
- December 16 - Léopold I of Belgium (d. 1865)
- December 19 - William Edward Parry, English Arctic explorer (d. 1855)
- December 23 - Jean-François Champollion, French Egyptologist (d. 1832)
- probable - Lone Horn, Minneconjou chief (d.1875)
- See also 1790 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 13 - Luc Urbain de Bouexic, French admiral (b. 1712)
- January 15 - John Landen, English mathematician (b. 1719)
- January 31 - Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718)
- February 5 - William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710)
- February 20 - Joseph II (b. 1741)
- March 12 - Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (b. 1710)
- April 17 - Benjamin Franklin, American scientist and statesman (b. 1706)
- May 4 - Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (b. 1718)
- May 9 - William Clingan, American Continental Congressman
- May 16 - Philip Yorke, English politician (b. 1720)
- May 21 - Thomas Warton, English poet (b. 1728)
- May 29 - Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (b. 1718)
- July 3 - Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle, French chemist (b. 1736)
- July 7 - François Hemsterhuis, Dutch philosopher (b. 1721)
- July 14 - Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (b. 1717)
- July 17 - Adam Smith, Scottish economist and philosopher (b. 1723)
- July 25 - Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educational reformer (b. 1723)
- July 25 - William Livingston, Governor of New Jersey (b. 1723)
- September 2 - Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, German historian and theologian (b. 1701)
- October 19 - Lyman Hall, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1724)
- November 6 - James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (b. 1726)
- November 16 - Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)
- date unknown - John Hulse, English clergyman (b. 1708)
People of the year 1790 at Familypedia
169 people were born in 1790
99 children were born to the 56 women born in 1790
123 people died in 1790
7240 people lived in 1790
Events of the year 1790 at Familypedia
110 people were married in 1790.
There were 0 military battles in 1790.
- See also 1790 deaths.
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