1789

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This article is about the year 1789. For the number, see 1789 (number).
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1789 (MDCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1789th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 789th year of the 2nd millennium, the 89th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1780s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1789 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January–June

February 4: First President of the United States, George Washington, elected.

July–December

Date unknown

Births

Brigadier General René Edward De Russy

date unknown

Deaths

References

  1. "219 years ago - Description of a Slave Ship". Rare Book Collections @ Princeton. Princeton University Library. 2008. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  2. "The Brookes - visualising the transatlantic slave trade". 1807 Commemorated. University of York Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past. 2007. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
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  4. Adamson, Barry (2008). Freedom of Religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court: How the Court Flunked History. Pelican Publishing. p. 93. 
  5. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1789-1793, August 21, 1789, p. 85 
  6. "The First Supreme Court". History.com. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  7. "BBC History British History Timeline". Archived from the original on 2007-09-09. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 

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