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Born on Saturday January 1, 1780
Died on Saturday January 1, 1780

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 1, 1780 at Delpher


Born on January 1

Died on January 1

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Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1780
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • April 16 » Franz Friedrich Wilhelm von Fürstenberg founds the University of Münster.
  • May 12 » American Revolutionary War: In the largest defeat of the Continental Army, Charleston, South Carolina is taken by British forces.
  • September 21 » American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
  • September 23 » American Revolution: British Major John André is arrested as a spy by American soldiers exposing Benedict Arnold's change of sides.
  • October 2 » American Revolutionary War: John André, a British Army officer, is hanged as a spy by the Continental Army.
  • October 7 » American Revolutionary War: American militia defeat royalist irregulars led by British major Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina.
Weather January 1, 1780

The temperature on January 1, 1780 was about 1.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south-southwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken.

Source: KNMI