March 15 » In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'état never takes place.
May 18 » First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown (later called Saint John, New Brunswick), Canada, after leaving the United States.
August 18 » A huge fireball meteor is seen across Great Britain as it passes over the east coast.
October 15 » The Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon makes the first human ascent, piloted by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier.
November 4 » Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
November 21 » In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight.
Weather December 10, 1783
The temperature on December 10, 1783 was about -2.0 °C. Wind direction mainly southwest. Weather type: omtrent helder.
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