1801

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The Union Flag, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Year 1801 (MDCCCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1801

January - March

April - June

  • April 2 - First Battle of Copenhagen - The British fleet under Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, along with Admiral Horatio Nelson, attack Copenhagen. Armed Neutrality of the North dissolved.
  • May 10 - The pascha of Tripoli declares war on United States by having the flagpole on the consulate chopped down.
  • June 7 - Portugal and Spain sign the Treaty of Badajoz. Portugal loses the city of Olivenza
  • June 27 - Cairo falls to British troops.

July - September

  • July 6 - Battle of Algeciras: The French fleet beats the British fleet.
  • July 18 - Napoleon signs the Concordat of 1801 with the Pope.

October - December

  • October 17 - Coup d'état in the Netherlands ( Batavian Republic).
  • November 16 - First edition of New York Evening Post.

Undated

  • The Indian March of Paul (January-March)
  • Aachen is officially annexed by France.
  • The first census is held in Great Britain. London is revealed to have 860,035 residents.
  • First census in France.
  • Joseph-Marie Jacquard developed a loom where the pattern being woven was controlled by punch cards.
  • Ultraviolet radiation is discovered by Johann Wilhelm Ritter.

Ongoing events

Births

1801 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1801
MDCCCI
Ab urbe condita 2554
Armenian calendar 1250
ԹՎ ՌՄԾ
Bahá'í calendar -43 – -42
Berber calendar 2751
Buddhist calendar 2345
Burmese calendar 1163
Chinese calendar 4437/4497-11-17
( 庚申年十一月十七日)
— to —
4438/4498-11-26
( 辛酉年十一月廿六日)
Coptic calendar 1517 – 1518
Ethiopian calendar 17931794
Hebrew calendar 5561 – 5562
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1856 – 1857
 - Shaka Samvat 1723 – 1724
 - Kali Yuga 4902 – 4903
Holocene calendar 11801
Iranian calendar 1179 – 1180
Islamic calendar 1215 – 1216
Japanese calendar Kansei 13
(寛政13年)
Korean calendar 4134
Thai solar calendar 2344

January - June

  • January 3 - Gijsbert Haan, Dutch-American religious leader (d. 1874)
  • February 1 - Thomas Cole, American artist (d. 1848)
  • towards February 13 - János Kardos Hungarian Slovenes evangelic priest, teacher and writer (d. 1875)
  • February 21 - John Henry Newman, English Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1890)
  • May 11 - Henri Labrouste, French architect (d. 1875)
  • June 1 - Brigham Young, American religious leader and colonizer (d. 1877)
  • June 4 - James Pennethorne, English architect (d. 1871)
  • June 14 - Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
  • June 30 - Frederic Bastiat, French philosopher (d. 1850)

July - December

  • July 5 - David Farragut, American naval commander (d.1870)
  • July 29 - George Bradshaw, English publisher (d. 1853)
  • October 12 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1873)
  • November 3 - Karl Baedeker, German author and publisher (d. 1859)
  • November 3 - Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer (d. 1835)
  • November 10 - Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (d. 1872)
  • December 11 - Christian Dietrich Grabbe, German writer (d. 1836)
  • date unknown
    • Dai Xi, Chinese painter (d. 1860)
    • Franciszek Ksawery Godebski, Polish writer

Deaths

January - June

  • February 7 - Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (b. 1726)
  • March 21 - Andrea Luchesi, Italian composer (b. 1741)
  • March 23 - Tsar Paul of Russia (b. 1754)
  • March 25 - Novalis, German poet (b. 1772)
  • March 28 - Ralph Abercromby, British general (b. 1734)
  • April 2 - Thomas Dadford Junior, British engineer
  • April 7 - Noël François de Wailly, French lexicographer (b. 1724)
  • May 17 - William Heberden, English physician (b. 1710)
  • June 4 - Frederick Muhlenberg, first Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (b. 1750)

July - December

  • September 19 - Johann Gottfried Koehler, German astronomer (b. 1745)
  • October 3 - Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur, Marshal of France (b. 1724)
  • November 4 - William Shippen, American physician and Continental Congressman (b. 1712)
  • 5 November - Motoori Norinaga, Japanese philologist and scholar (b. 1730)
  • November 24 - Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)
  • June 14 - Benedict Arnold,American Revolution traitor (b. 1741)
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