1795 in History – What happened in year 1795

✅ Published on April 2nd, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1795 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 1795.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1795 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
19 januaryA day after William V, Prince of Orange, fled the Dutch Republic as a result of the Batavian Revolution, the Batavian Republic was established.
07 februaryThe Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution,limiting the ability of U.S. citizens and foreign nationals to sue U.S.states in federal courts, was ratified in order to overrule the SupremeCourt decision in Chisholm v. Georgia.
16 juneFrench Revolutionary Wars-Off the coast of Brittany, a BritishRoyal Navy battle squadron commanded by William Cornwallis fended off anumerically superior French Navy battlefleet.
24 octoberAs a result of the Third Partition of Poland, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth ceased to exist as an independent stateas its territory was divided between Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
25 novemberStanislaw August Poniatowski, the last King of Poland, wasforced to abdicate after the Third Partition of the Polish–LithuanianCommonwealth by Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
25 novemberStanislaw August Poniatowski the last King of Poland, was forced to abdicate after the Third Partition of thePolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
15 JulyLa Marseillesi' was declared the national anthem of France.
27 NovemberThe first Bengali drama was staged.
15 JanuaryLegendary Giribayodef, a Russian writer and politician with great expertise in drama writing, was born.
13 FebruaryThe first state university in the US opened in North Carolina.
14 JanuaryThe University of North Carolina, opened to students at Chapel Hill, is the first state university in the United States.
07 FebruaryThe Eleventh Amendment was passed in the United States Constitution.
11 MarchBattle of Kurdal India: Maharat defeated Mogol.
05 AprilThe peace of Basel was signed between France and Prussia.
16 MayHedges Treaty: The Republic of Batafs became a French state.
28 JuneThe French government announced that the heir to the French throne died of illness (many people doubt this statement)
15 JulyMarseilles became the national anthem of France.
22 AugustThe year III constitution was ratified by the national constitution.
16 SeptemberBritish forces captured Cape Town from the Netherlands.
27 OctoberThe United States and Spain signed the Treaty of Madrid, which the Spanish Colonies and the U.S. Establishes boundaries between.
02 NovemberThe Curacao government denied slavery on Sunday.
13 DecemberWold Newton Ulkami: A meteorite struck Wold Newton, a village in Yorkshire, England.


Famous birthdays in the year 1795:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 SeptemberJames Gordon Bennett Sr. / Publisher / United States of America
02 NovemberJames K. Polk / Politician / United States of America
05 OctoberAlexander Keith / Politician / Scotland
06 SeptemberFrances Wright / Author / United States of America
06 January Anselme Payen / Academic / France
07 SeptemberJohn William Polidori / Author / United Kingdom
08 DecemberPeter Andreas Hansen / Astronomer / Denmark
10 February Ary Scheffer / Painter / Netherlands
12 NovemberThaddeus William Harris / Entomologist / United States of America
12 JuneJohn Marston / Sailor / United States of America
12 March William Lyon Mackenzie / Politician / Canada
16 OctoberWilliam Buell Sprague / Historian / United States of America
19 JuneJames Braid / Surgeon / United Kingdom
21 DecemberJack Russell / Priest / United Kingdom
21 DecemberLeopold von Ranke / Author / Germany
23 MayCharles Barry / Architect / United Kingdom
24 JuneErnst Heinrich Weber / Physician / Germany
27 January Eli Whitney Blake / Engineer / United States of America
28 March Georg Heinrich Pertz / Author / Germany
31 OctoberJohn Keats / Poet / United Kingdom
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