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The reestablishment of the United States Army Corps of Engineers takes place and the United States Military Academy is established under it's management.
The War of the Second Coalition is ended by the signing of the Treaty of Amiens between France and the United Kingdom.
The Pallas asteroid is discovered by H. W. Olbers. Read More
An attempt to make peace with factions of the Ancient Régime is made by Napoleon Bonaparte upon his signing of a general amnesty allowing notorious émigrés of the French Revolution return to France.
The French Légion d'honneur is formed by Napoleon Bonaparte. Read More
Slavery is reinstated in French colonies by Napoleon Bonaparte, revoking the abolishment that took place during the French Revolution.
The establishment of the Department of States' United States Patent and Trademark Office takes place.
French troops capture Toussaint L'Ouverture, a Haitian revolutionary, and imprison him at the Fort de Joux.
First Emperor of the Vietnamese Nguy?n Dynasty is announced as being Gia Long. Read More
Henry Addington leads the Tories to victory in a United Kingdom general election. Read More
The unification of Vietnam is completed by the capture of Hanoi by Gia Long. Read More
The poem "Westminster Bridge" by William Wordsworth is written in London. Read More
The French First Republic take over the region of Piedmont, Italy. Read More
The war between Sweden and Tripoli ends, but war with the United States continues over discrepancies with peace negotiations.
Conditions of child labor in factories is regulated upon the passing of the United Kingdom's Health and Morals of Apprentices Act.
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