Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - 1800s - 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
Years: 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 - 1800 - 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805
March 14 - Cardinal Barnaba Chiaramonti is elected pope Pius VII
March 21 - Pius VII becomes Pope
May 15 - Napoleon Bonaparte crosses the Alps and invades Italy
June 14 - Battle of Marengo, Napoleon defeats the Austrian troops near Marengo, Italy
June 27 - Pascha Jussuf Karamanli of Tripoli declares war on Sweden by having the flagpole on the consulate chopped down.
September 5 - The island of Malta, that was occupied by the French, is conquered by British troops
November 1 - US President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).
November 17 - The United States Congress holds its first Washington, DC session.
December 3 - Battle of Hohenlinden, the French army defeats the Austrian troops.
December 24 - An assault on Napoleon Bonaparte fails in Paris
Invention of the voltaic pile by Alessandro Volta: the first chemical battery
The infrared radiation is discovered by Wilhelm Herschel
Years in Topic
1800 in literature
1800 in music
January 7 - Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States 1850-1853
February 11 - William Henry Fox Talbot, English photographic pioneer
March 15 - Heinrich von Dechsen, geologist and mineralogist (+ 1889)
May 9 - John Brown, American abolitionist (+ 1859)
July 31 - Friedrich Wöhler, German chemist
October 2 - Nat Turner, leader of a slave rebellion
Charles Goodyear, American rubber magnate
Emperor Ninko of Japan
January 1 - Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, French naturalist
March 14 - Daines Barrington, English naturalist\n
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