1780s

The 1780s decade ran from January 1, 1780, to December 31, 1789.

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March 13, 1781: Uranus is discovered.
The first manned hot-air balloon, designed by the Montgolfier brothers, takes off from the Bois de Boulogne, on November 21, 1783
September 17, 1787: The United States Constitution is signed in Philadelphia.

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1780

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1781

January–March

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1782

January–March

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1783

January–March

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1784

January–March

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1785

January–March

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1786

January–March

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1787

January–March

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1788

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Undated

  • Annual British iron production reaches 68,000 tons.

1789

January–March

April 30: First President of the United States, George Washington, elected.

April–June

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October–December

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