1784 in History – What happened in year 1784

✅ Published on April 1st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1784 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1784.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1784 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 MaySigned a peace treaty between Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Britain and Mysore.
21 SeptemberAmerica's first daily newspaper, the Pennsylvania Packet and General Advertiser) was published.
13 AugustPitt 's India Bill was introduced in the British Parliament for administrative reforms in India.
21 DecemberJohn j. Became America's first foreign minister.
15 JanuaryThe Asiatic Society of Bengal was established.
14 JanuaryAfter the victory in the American independence struggle, the government entered into a peace treaty with Britain.
28 FebruaryJohn Wesley appointed ministers for the Methodist Church in the United States.
22 MarchThe hydroelectric Buddha was installed in the Vat Phra Cave at the base of Bangkok's Grand Palace.
29 AprilMozart's Sonata premiered at B Flat, K454 Vienna).
20 MayIn Paris, a treaty was signed between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Dutch Republic formally ending the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War.
04 JuneElizabeth Thibley in Lyon, France, became a woman riding in a hot air balloon.
13 AugustThe British Parliament accepted the East India Company Act 1784, which could bring the control of the East India Company into India by the British government.
22 SeptemberRussia established a colony in Kodiak, Alaska.
26 NovemberThe Roman Catholic Apostolic Prefecture was established in the United States.
21 DecemberJohn Jay was elected the first US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs).

Famous birthdays in the year 1784:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 AprilLouis Spohr / Violinist / Germany
05 DecemberGeorge Shepherd / Painter / United Kingdom
07 DecemberAllan Cunningham / Poet / Scotland
13 AprilFriedrich Graf von Wrangel / Field Marshal / Prussia
15 NovemberJérôme Bonaparte / King / France
15 OctoberThomas Robert Bugeaud / Politician / France
19 OctoberLeigh Hunt / Poet / United Kingdom
20 OctoberHenry John Temple / Politician / United Kingdom
22 JulyFriedrich Bessel / Astronomer / Germany
24 JuneJuan Antonio Lavalleja / Politician / Uruguay
24 AprilPeter Vivian Daniel / Lawyer / United Kingdom
24 NovemberZachary Taylor / Politician / United States of America
27 JulyDenis Davydov / Poet / Russia
27 March Sándor Kőrösi Csoma / Philologist / Hungary
28 January George Hamilton-Gordon / Politician / Scotland
29 AprilSamuel Turell Armstrong / Politician / United States of America
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