1780

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May 20, 2022

1780 was a leap year.

Events

January

January 16 - The British fleet under Admiral George Rodney defeats the Spanish fleet at Cape St. Vincent.

February

March

April

May

May 29 - An army made up mostly of loyalists defeats the Continental Army at the Battle of Waxho.

Jun

Jul

August

August 16 - The British defeat the Americans at the Battle of Camden in the American Revolutionary War.

September

September 21 - Benedict Arnold hands over detailed West Point plans to Major John Andrew. Three days later, Andre was caught with documents revealing that Arnold was planning to hand over West Point to the British. September 25 - Benedict Arnold defects to New York.

October

November

November 4 - Tupac Amaru II leads the uprising of Aymara, Quechua and the Mestics against Spanish rule in the Viceroyalty of Peru.

December

December 20 - The Fourth Anglo-Dutch War begins.

Birth

Jun

June 1 - Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian general

December

Wikipedia: Unknown date - Hajduk Veljko, Serbian insurgent. († 1813)

Deaths

Reference

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