Historical Events for Year 1784
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Jan 6th - Turkey & Russia sign treaty in Constantinople
Jan 7th - 1st US seed business established by David Landreth, Philadelphia
Jan 14th - Revolutionary War ends; Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris
Jan 26th - Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol
Feb 4th - 1st unmanned balloon flight in Ireland
Feb 22nd - 1st US ship to trade with China, "Empress of China," sails from NY
Feb 28th - John Wesley charters Methodist Church
Feb 29th - Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille
Mar 1st - E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain
Mar 5th - Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney is named President of the Board of Trade.
Mar 22nd - The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand.
Apr 29th - Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)
May 8th - Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC)
May 11th - England & Tippu Sahib van Mysore sign peace treaty
May 20th - England & Netherlands signs peace treaty (Peace of Paris)
May 22nd - Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
May 25th - Jews are expelled from Warsaw by Marshall Mniszek
Jun 4th - Madame Elizabeth Thible becomes the first female balloonist.
Jun 9th - John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions
Classical music prodigy Mozart Jun 16th - Holland forbids orange clothes
Jun 23rd - 1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren)
Aug 13th - English parliament accept India Act
Aug 23rd - Eastern Tennessee settlers declare their area an independent state & name it Franklin; a year later the Continental Congress rejects it
Sep 21st - 1st daily newspaper in America (Pennsylvania Packet & General Advertiser)
Sep 22nd - Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
Nov 1st - Maryland grants citizenship to Lafayette & his descendents
Nov 26th - Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
Dec 21st - John Jay becomes 1st US Secretary of State (foreign affairs)