The 1780s (pronounced "seventeen-eighties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1780, and ended on December 31, 1789. A period widely considered as transitional between the Age of Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution , the 1780s saw the inception of modern philosophy .
King Louis XVI ( France) King George III ( Great Britain) Emperor Joseph II ( Holy Roman Empire) Frederick II of Prussia, King of Prussia Frederick William II of Prussia, King of Prussia Pope Pius VI Empress Catherine II ( Russia) King Charles III ( Spain) King Charles IV ( Spain) Shahs of Persia ( Zand dynasty) Sadiq Khan, 1779–1782
Anhalt-Dessau – Principality of Anhalt-Dessau. Capital: Dessau. Anhalt-Köthen – Principality of Anhalt-Köthen. Capital: Köthen. Anhalt-Zerbst – Principality of Anhalt-Zerbst. Capital: Zerbst. Anholt – County of Anholt. Capital: Anholt. Augsburg – Prince-Bishopric of Augsburg.
17 de septiembre de 1787: La Constitución de los Estados Unidos se firma en Filadelfia. 14 de julio de 1789: Inicio de la Revolución Francesa, caída de la Bastilla. Fin de la Edad Moderna e inicio de la Edad Contemporánea. Los años 1780 fue una década que comenzó el 1 de enero de 1780 y finalizó el 31 de diciembre de 1789 .
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1. January 16 – American Revolutionary War – Battle of Cape St. Vincent: British Admiral Sir George Rodneydefeats a Spanish fleet. 2. February 19– The legislature of New York votes to allow its delegates to cede a portion of its western territory to the Continental Congress for the common benefit of the war. 3. March 1 – The legislature of Pennsylvania votes, 34 to 21, to approve An Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery. 4. March 11 4.1. The First League of Armed Neutrality is formed by Ru...
1. April 16 – The University of Münster in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded. 2. April 29 – American Revolutionary War: The Spanish commander of the Fortress of the Immaculate Conception on the San Juan River in modern-day Nicaragua surrenders it to the British San Juan Expedition. 3. May 4 – The first Epsom Derby horse race is run on Epsom Downs, Surrey, England. The victor is Diomed. 4. May 12 – American Revolutionary War: Charleston, South Carolinais taken by British forc...
1. July 11 – French soldiers arrive in Newport, Rhode Island to reinforce the colonists, in the American Revolutionary War. 2. July 17– The first bank created in the United States, the Bank of Pennsylvania, is chartered. 3. August 16 – American Revolutionary War – Battle of Camden: British troops inflict heavy losses on a Patriot army at Camden, South Carolina. 4. August 9 – American Revolutionary War: Spanish admiral Luis de Córdova y Córdova captures a British convoy totalling 55 vessels am...January 13 – Pierre Jean Robiquet, French chemist (d. 1840)January 14 – Henry Baldwin, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (d. 1844)February 1 – David Porter, American naval officer (d. 1843)February 19 – Richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)January 13 – Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Prussian princess (b. 1722)January 15 – Johann Rudolf Tschiffeli, Swiss agronomist (b. 1716)February 10 – Samuel Egerton, British Member of Parliament (b. 1711)February 14 – William Blackstone, English jurist (b. 1723)
John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1780". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn. hdl:2027/loc.ark:/13960/t6349vh5n– via Hathi Trust.
16th. 17th. 18th. 19th. 20th. 21st. 22nd. 23rd. The category is for articles and events specifically related to the decade of the 1780s which begins in the year 1780 and ends in the year 1789 .