The year 1780 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1780 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1780 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
04 MayAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences was established. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (abbreviation: AAAS) is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States.
02 JuneAnti-Catholic protesters attacked Parliament in London.
13 SeptemberThe elevator was first tested in the city of Chicago, USA. It was built by an American named John Beckbart.
26 MarchBritish newspapers Brit Gadget and Sunday Monitor were first published on Sunday.
29 JanuaryPublication of the country's first newspaper Hikki Gazette or Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser from Kolkata. The editor of this English-language newspaper was James Augustus Hickey.
29 FebruaryThe Omicran Delta Omega co-ed fraternity was founded by Benjamin Franklin.
01 MarchPennsylvania became the first American state to be enslaved.
16 AprilThe University of Münster was founded in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
12 MayBritish troops captured Charleston, South Carolina.
02 JuneAnti-Catholic protesters attacked parliament in London.
09 JulyDenmark declared neutrality.
16 AugustBritain defeated the Americans decisively in the Battle of Camden, South Carolina.
21 SeptemberBenedict Arnold gave British Major John Andre a plan for West Point.
07 OctoberThe British Army was defeated by the American Militia near Kings Mountain, South Carolina.
05 NovemberThe French-American force under Colonel LaBalm was defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle.
20 DecemberBritain declared war on Holland.
16 JanuaryAmerican Revolutionary War-The British Royal Navy gained their first major naval victory over their European enemies in the war when they defeated a Spanish squadron in the Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
19 MayA combination of thick smoke, fog, and heavy cloud cover cause darkness to fall on parts of Canada and the New England area of the United States by noon.
29 MayThe American revolutionary war-A mainly loyal force rejected the surrender of the continental army soldiers and continued to kill Patriotsoldiers, including men who were not protesting.
23 JuneThe victory of the American Revolutionary War-The Continental Army effectively ended the British ambitions in New Jersey in the debris of Springfield.
23 JuneAmerican Revolutionary War: The continental army's victory in the Springfield battle effectively eliminated the British ambitions in the New Jersey.
23 SeptemberAmerican revolutionary war-British officer John Andre was captured by Patriot forces, where a conspiracy was revealed by the Continental Army General Benedict Arnold and handed over to the West Point, New York.
10 OctoberOne of the most deadly Atlantic storm on records in the Caribbean Sea, at least 22,000 people died in the next several days.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1780 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
29 JanuaryIndia's first newspaper Hikki Gazette or Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser started publishing from Kolkata.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1780 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
13 NovemberRanjit Singh / Emperor / India

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