Historical Events for Year 1795

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Jan 16th - French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht Neth
Jan 18th - French admitted to Amsterdam without resistance
Jan 18th - governor/viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England
Jan 19th - Democratic revolution in Amsterdam ends oligarchy
Feb 2nd - Joseph Haydns 102nd Symphony in B, premieres
Feb 5th - Zealand, Netherlands, surrenders to French general Michaud
Feb 7th - 11th Amendment to US Constitution ratified, affirms power of states
Feb 7th - Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies
Feb 13th - 1st state university in US opens, University of North Carolina
Feb 17th - Thomas Seddal harvests 8.3-kg potato from his garden Chester, England
Feb 21st - Freedom of worship established in France under constitution
Mar 5th - Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution
Mar 5th - Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France
Mar 11th - Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
Mar 28th - Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.
Mar 29th - Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
Apr 7th - France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length.
Apr 23rd - William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason
May 16th - Hedges Treaty: Bataafse Republic becomes French vassel state
Jun 6th - Fire destroy 1/3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured
Jun 24th - US & Great Britain sign Jay Treaty, 1st US extradition treaty
Jul 1st - John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of Supreme Court
Jul 9th - James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt
Jul 15th - "Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem
Jul 25th - The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid.
Jul 27th - Spain & France sign peace treaty
Aug 15th - Joseph Haydn leaves England forever
Aug 17th - Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao
Aug 18th - Curacao governor De Veer sends miltia to stop rebellious slaves
Aug 20th - Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
Aug 25th - Curacao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher
Sep 5th - US-Algiers sign peace treaty
Sep 15th - Cape Colony surrenders to Britain
Sep 16th - British capture Capetown South Africa
Sep 19th - Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
Sep 23rd - Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris
Oct 1st - France annexes Southern Netherlands
Oct 1st - Belgium is conquered by France.
Oct 2nd - Tula (leader slave uprising) sentence to death in Curacao
Oct 16th - M von Böhms "Oorlogscantate" premieres
Oct 24th - 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
Oct 26th - Pinckney's Treaty between Spain & US is signed, establishing southern boundary of US & giving Americans right to send goods down Mississippi
Oct 26th - The French Directory, a five-man revolutionary government, is created.
Oct 27th - Treaty of San Lorenzo, provides free navigation of Mississippi
Nov 20th - Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday
Nov 28th - US pays $800,000 & a frigate as tribute to Algiers & Tunis
Dec 19th - 1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky

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