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|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1760s 1770s 1780s – 1790s – 1800s 1810s 1820s|
|Years:||1792 1793 1794 – 1795 – 1796 1797 1798|
|1795 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature ( Poetry) – Music – Science|
|Countries: Australia – Canada – Great Britain – United States|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Year 1795 (MDCCXCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1795
January - June
- January 15 - The University of North Carolina (renamed The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963) opens to students, becoming the first state university in the United States.
- January 16 - French occupy Utrecht, Netherlands.
- January 17 - Revolution breaks out in Amsterdam.
- January 19 - The Batavian Republic is proclaimed.
- January 20 - French troops enter Amsterdam.
- January 21 - Dutch fleet freezed in IJsselmeer is captured by French 8e Hussard.
- February 7 - The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed.
- April 7 - France adopts the metre as the unit of length.
- April 8 - The Marriage of George, Prince of Wales to Caroline of Brunswick.
- May 1 - Kamehameha I of the Island of Hawaii defeats the Oahuans at the Battle of Nu'uanu, solidifying his control of the major islands of the archipelago and the official founding of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
- May 15 - First Coalition: Napoleon I of France enters Milan in triumph.
- May and June - The Battle of Richmond Hill in the colony of New South Wales between the Darug people and British Colonial Forces.
- June 5 - The Copenhagen fire of 1795 starts in a naval warehouse.
- June 7 - The Copenhagen fire of 1795 dies out after destroying 941 houses.
- June 8 - Dauphin, would-be- Louis XVII dies. Louis XVIII becomes titular king of France (he becomes actual king of France on April 6, 1814)
- June 28 - French government announces that the heir to the French throne has died of illness - many doubt the statement.
- June 27
- British forces land of Quiberon to aid the revolt in Brittany.
- French troops recapture St. Lucia.
July - December
- July 15 - The Marseillaise officially adopted as the French national anthem.
- July 25 - Construction of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct begins.
- August 3 - The signature of the Treaty of Greenville puts an end to the Northwest Indian War.
- October 1 - Austrian Netherlands annexed to the French Republic as the "Belgian departments."
- October 5 - Royalist riots in Paris are crushed by troops under Paul Barras and newly reinstalled artillery officer Napoleon Bonaparte.
- October 24 - Third Partition of Poland is made.
- October 27 - The United States and Spain sign the Treaty of Madrid, which established the boundaries between Spanish colonies and the U.S.
- December 13 A meteorite fell at Wold Newton, a hamlet in Yorkshire in England. This meteorite fall was subsequently used as a literary premise by the science fiction writer Philip José Farmer as the basis for the Wold Newton family stories. See: Wold Newton meteorite.
- Sweden becomes the first monarchy to recognize the French Republic.
- The Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post Fort Edmonton is constructed; the city of Edmonton, Alberta will eventually grow from it.
- Failed harvest in Munich.
- Large slave rebellion occurs in Curaçao.
- Spain cedes its half of Hispaniola to France.
|Ab urbe condita||2548|
|British Regnal year||35 Geo. 3 – 36 Geo. 3|
|Chinese calendar|| 甲寅年十二月十一日
— to —乙卯年十一月廿一日
|- Vikram Samvat||1851–1852|
|- Shaka Samvat||1717–1718|
|- Kali Yuga||4896–4897|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||795–796|
|Japanese calendar|| Kansei 7
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 11 days|
|Minguo calendar||117 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2338|
- January 18 - Anna Pavlovna of Russia, Dutch queen (d. 1865)
- February 3 - Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuelan revolutionary leader, general and statesman (d. 1830)
- February 18 - George Peabody, American businessman and philanthropist (d.1869)
- May 19 - Johns Hopkins, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1873)
- May 23 - Charles Barry, English architect (d. 1860)
- September 6 - Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers, Marshal of France (d. 1878)
- September 16 - Saverio Mercadante, Italian composer (d. 1870)
- October 15 - King Frederick William IV of Prussia (d. 1861)
- October 16 - William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (d. 1876)
- October 31 - John Keats, English poet (d. 1821)
- November 2 - James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (d. 1849)
- November 12 - Thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (d. 1856)
- December 4 - Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian (d. 1881)
- December 10 - Matthias W. Baldwin, American locomotive manufacturer (d. 1866)
- January 3 - Josiah Wedgwood, English potter (b. 1730)
- January 21 - Samuel Wallis, English navigator
- January 26 - Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, German composer (b. 1732)
- March 4 - John Collins, American politician (b. 1717)
- March 21 - Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)
- April 12 - Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (b. 1710)
- May 7 - Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville, French revolutionary leader (executed) (b. 1746)
- May 19 - Josiah Bartlett, signer of the American Declaration of Independence (b. 1729)
- June 1 - Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (b. 1744)
- June 8 - King Louis XVII of France (b. 1785)
- July 3
- Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
- Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
- July 9 - Henry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (b. 1721)
- August 4 - Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (b. 1711)
- August 31 - François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess player (b. 1726)
- October 8 - Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman and biographer (b. 1725)
- October 10 - Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)
- November 15 - Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
- December 23 - Henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730)
- December 28 - Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)