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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson is sworn in as the third President of the United States .
Tsar Alexander I.
Alexander I becomes
Emperor of Russia .
Naval Battle of Copenhagen, painting by Nicolas Pocock
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, newly created by the Act of Union 1800, destroys the Danish fleet in the naval battle of Copenhagen .

1801 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1249/50 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1793/94 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1206/07 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2344/45 (southern Buddhism); 2343/44 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 74th (75th) cycle

Year of the metal rooster辛酉 ( at the beginning of the year metal monkey 庚申)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1163/64 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4134/35 (2-3 October)
French revolution calendar Year IX./X. of the Republic (21/22 September)
Iranian calendar 1179/80
Islamic calendar 1215/16 (turn of the year 13/14 May)
Japanese calendar Kansei 12/13 = Kyōwa 1 (February 12/13)
Jewish calendar 5561/62 (September 7/8)
Coptic calendar 1517/18 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 976/977
Seleucid era Babylon: 2111/12 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2112/13 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1857/58 (April)


Politics and world events

Coalition wars

First naval battle off Algeciras
Second sea battle at Algeciras

Great Britain

The Union Jack since 1801


Other events around the world


science and technology


Music and theater

Theater ticket for the premiere





January February

Laure Cinti-Damoreau

March April

Henriette Davidis' birth house in Wengern

May June

Eduard Gaertner

July August

Johannes Müller

September October

Hermann von Meyer
Moritz Hermann Jacobi

November December

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year


Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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