Year 1796 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1796

The year 1796 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1796 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 1796 in World ⚡

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04 aprilFrench naturalist Georges Cuvier delivered a lecture at the National Museum of Natural History on living and fossil remains of elephants and related species, founding the science of paleontology.
14 mayEnglish physician Edward Jenner began testing cowpox as avaccine against smallpox.
04 augustFrench Revolutionary Wars-The French Army of Italy underNapoleon crushed an Austrian brigade in the Battle of Lonato.
07 septemberFrench Revolutionary Wars-The French defeated Austrian forcesin Bassano, Venetia, present-day Italy.
17 novemberFrench Revolutionary Wars-French forces defeated the Austriansat the Battle of the Bridge of Arcole in a manoeuvre to cut the latter'sline of retreat.
10 MayNapoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Lodi Bridge.
03 NovemberJohn Adams was elected President of the United States.
04 DecemberBajirao II was appointed Peshwa.
16 JanuaryThe first Dutch and general) elections were held for the National Assembly of the Batvian Republic, the next Dutch general election held in 1888).
16 FebruaryGreat Britain was granted control of Ceylon by the Dutch.
09 MarchThe widow Josephine de Beauharnais married General Napoleon Bonaparte.
12 AprilFirst Alliance War - Battle of Monnet: Napoleon Bonaparte won his first victory as an army commander.
14 MayIn England, Edward Jenner first vaccinated smallpox.
21 JuneBritish explorer Mungo Park became the first European to reach the Niger River.
21 JulyMungo Park reached Segou, the capital of the Bamna Empire.
04 AugustFrench Revolutionary War - Battle of Lonana: Italy's French army under Napoleon crushed an Austrian brigade.
28 SeptemberQueen Catherine the Great signed an agreement with Great Britain, formally joining Russia in the alliance.
05 OctoberSpain declared war on England.
03 NovemberJohn Adams defeated Thomas Jefferson in the US presidential election.
03 DecemberBaji Rao II was made the Peshwa of the Maratha Empire. He was the last Peshwa of the Maratha Empire.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1796 in India ⚡

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