1796 was a free year.
April 12 - Battle of Montenote
April 13 - April 14 - Battle of Milezim
April 14 - April 15 - Battle of Dego
April 21 - Battle of Mondovi
May 10 - Battle of Lodi
May 14 - English doctor Edward Jenner successfully vaccinates against smallpox in an eight-year-old boy and marks the beginning of modern immunology.
July 11 - The final phase of the battle of Martinić took place, after which Piperi and Bjelopavlići became part of Montenegro.
August 6 - In Cetinje, the Assembly of Montenegrin elders voted "Stega", as the first written legal act in Montenegro.
August 24 - Battle of Amberg
September 8 - Battle of Basana
September 17 - First President of the United States George Washington sends a farewell message to the American people and withdraws to his estate.
October 2 - Battle of Biberach
October 3 - Led by Bishop Peter I Petrovic Njegos, the Montenegrins defeated many times the forces of the Skadar Pasha Mahmut Bushatlija, who died in that battle.
October 19 - The French conquer Bastia, the capital of the Anglo-Corsican Kingdom.
November 6 - Second Battle of Basana
November 15 - November 17 - Battle of Arkola
Wikipedia: Unknown date - Second Russian-Persian War (1796)
Wikipedia: Unknown date - Republic of Bologna
July 6 - Nicholas I Romanov, Russian Tsar
July 16 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter
November 6 - Charlotte of Wales, British Princess
Wikipedia: Unknown date - Nikola Borojevic, Serbian poet
October 16 - Vittorio Amedeo III of Sardinia, King of Sardinia
November 17 - Catherine the Great, Russian Empress
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