February 3 - American Revolutionary War: Spain recognizes United States independence.
February 4 - American Revolutionary War: Great Britain formally declares that it will cease
hostilities with the United States of America.
May 18 - Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada- First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown.
July 16 - Grants of land in Canada to American loyalists announced.
September 3 - American Revolutionary War ends: Treaty of Paris - A treaty between the
United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain is signed in Paris, ending the war.
November 2 - In Rocky Hill, New Jersey, US General George Washington gives his
"Farewell Address to the Army".
November 21 - In Paris, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent, the marquis
d'Arlandes, make the first untethered hot air balloon flight (flight time: 25 minutes, Maximum
height: 5½ miles).
November 25 - American Revolutionary War: The last British troops leave New York City
three months after the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
December 4 - At Fraunces Tavern in New York City, US General George Washington
formally bids his officers farewell.
Montgolfiers demonstrate the World's first hot air balloon in Annonay, France.
City of Sevastopol founded;
United Empire Loyalists flee to Canada from the new United States.
Treaty of Versailles signed, ending hostilities between the Franco-Spanish Alliance
January 23 - Stendhal
March 7 - Janna van den Houten
March 8 - Hannah Van Buren
, First Lady of the United States.
April 3 - Washington Irving
, American author.
April 10 - Hortense de Beauharnais
Queen of Holland and mother of the Emperor
Napoleon III of France.
May 20 - Lena van den Houten
June 29 - Mecheline Niclasine van den Houten
March 9 - Adriaantje Quant
July 2 - Anna Catharina van de Outen
July 2 - Hendrina van den Outen
October 29 - Jean le Rond d'Alembert
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