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Notable Historical Events - 1784

1784John Wesley charters Methodist Church

1784John Jay becomes 1st US Secretary of State (foreign affairs)

1784 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 6
Turkey & Russia sign treaty in Constantinople 
Jan 7
1st US seed business established by David Landreth, Philadelphia 
Jan 14
US Revolutionary War ends; US Congress of the Confederation ratifies the Treaty of Paris 
Jan 26
Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol 
Feb 4
1st unmanned balloon flight in Ireland 
Feb 22
1st US ship to trade with China, "Empress of China," sails from NY 
Feb 28
John Wesley charters Methodist Church 
Feb 29
Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille 
Mar 1
E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain 
Mar 5
Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney is named President of the Board of Trade. 
Mar 22
The Emerald Buddha is moved with great ceremony to its current place in Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand. 
Apr 29
Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna) 
May 8
Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC) 
May 11
Britain & Tippu Sahib of Mysore sign peace treaty 
May 20
Britain & Netherlands sign peace treaty (Peace of Paris) 
May 22
Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy 
May 25
Jews are expelled from Warsaw by Marshall Mniszek 
Jun 4
Madame Elizabeth Thible becomes the first female balloonist. 
Jun 9
John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions 
Jun 16
Holland forbids orange clothes 
Jun 23
1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren) 
Aug 13
British parliament accepts India Act 
Aug 23
Eastern Tennessee settlers declare their area an independent state & name it Franklin; a year later the Continental Congress rejects it 
Sep 21
1st daily newspaper in America (Pennsylvania Packet & General Advertiser) 
Sep 22
Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK 
Nov 1
Maryland grants citizenship to Lafayette & his descendents 
Nov 26
Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established. 
Dec 21
John Jay becomes 1st US Secretary of State (foreign affairs) 
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