Ed Howe's Genealogy - Timeline 1780 - 1799
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Ed Howe's Genealogy - Timeline 1780 - 1799

1780
  Sharp was born sometime around 1780
1783
  The US Congress declared an end to the Revolutionary War on 11 Apr 1783
1789
  The French Revolution ran from 1789 until 1795
1791
  Canada was divided into Upper and Lower Canada in 1791
1792
  Illuminating gas was used in England for the first time in 1792
1793
  Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793
1794
  The worlds first technical college, Ecole Polytechnic, was opened in Paris in 1794
1795
  The metric system was adopted in France in 1795
1796
  The Napoleonic Wars ran from 1796 until 1815
1797
  Haydn composed his Emperor Quartet in 1797
1798
  Lithography was invented in 1798
1799
  The Rosetta Stone was discovered in Egypt in Aug 1799

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