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Gebeurtenissen:

Geboren:
29 Juni - Engeltje van den Houten.
27 Augustus - Sietje (Cijtje) van den Houten.

Gedoopt:
17 Mei - Maartje Witte.

Overleden:
10 Januari - Linnaeus, Zweeds bioloog.


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Events:
"The term Thoroughbred was first used in the United States in an advertisement in a
Kentucky gazette to describe a New Jersey stallion called Pilgarlick.
January 18 - Third Pacific expedition of Capt. James Cook, with ships HMS Resolution
and HMS Discovery, first view O'ahu then Kaua'i in the Hawaiian Islands, which he
names the "Sandwich Islands."
February 5 - South Carolina becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.
February 6 - American Revolutionary War: In Paris the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty
of Amity and Commerce are signed by the United States and France signaling official
recognition of the new republic.
February 23 - American Revolutionary War: Baron von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge,
Pennsylvania to help to train the Continental Army.
July 10 - American Revolutionary War: Louis XVI of France declares war on the
Kingdom of Great Britain.
July 27 - American Revolution: First Battle of Ushant - British and French fleets fight to
a standoff.
November 26 - In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first
European to discover Maui.
France Introduced the first state-controlled brothel.

Births:
February 22 - Rembrandt Peale, artist.
April 10 - William Hazlitt - English essayist.
June 29 - Engeltje van den Houten.
August 27 - Sietje (Cijtje) van den Houten.
November 1 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden.
December 17 - Sir Humphry Davy - English chemist.

Baptized:
May 17 - Maartje Witte.

Deaths:
January 10 - Carolus Linnaeus.
May 30 - François-Marie Arouet dit Voltaire, french philosopher.
June 28 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher.


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