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Born on Thursday January 4, 1781
Died on Thursday January 4, 1781

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 4, 1781 at Delpher


Born on January 4

Died on January 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1781
  1. Jan
  2. Johannes
  3. Pieter
  4. Hendrik
  5. Cornelis
  6. Joannes
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Gerrit
  10. Petrus
  11. Jean
  12. Jacobus
  13. Dirk
  14. Klaas
  15. John
  16. Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1781
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Marie
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Joanna
  8. Catharina
  9. Trijntje
  10. Adriana
  11. Grietje
  12. Neeltje
  13. Elizabeth
  14. Antje
  15. Aaltje
  16. Jannetje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1781
  • 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)
  • January 5 » American Revolutionary War: Richmond, Virginia, is burned by British naval forces led by Benedict Arnold.
  • March 13 » William Herschel discovers Uranus.
  • March 15 » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Guilford Court House: Near present-day Greensboro, North Carolina, 1,900 British troops under General Charles Cornwallis defeat a mixed American force numbering 4,400 in a Pyrrhic victory.
  • September 6 » The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting in a British victory.
  • October 17 » American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
  • November 29 » The crew of the British slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance.
Weather January 4, 1781

The temperature on January 4, 1781 was about 1.0 °C. Wind direction mainly north. Weather type: omtrent helder.

Source: KNMI