1794 events in history

Feb 4 The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic. It will be reestablished in the French West Indies in 1802
Feb 11 First session of United States Senate opens to the public
Feb 26 The first Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen burns down
Mar 4 The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is passed by the U.S. Congress
Mar 14 Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin
Mar 27 The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates
Mar 27 Denmark and Sweden form a neutrality compact
Mar 28 Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau
May 1 War of the Pyrenees: The Battle of Boulou ends, in which French forces defeat the Spanish and regain nearly all the land they lost to Spain in 1793
May 7 French Revolution: Robespierre introduces the Cult of the Supreme Being in the National Convention as the new state religion of the French First Republic
May 8 Branded a traitor during the Reign of Terror by revolutionists, French chemist Antoine Lavoisier, who was also a tax collector with the Ferme Générale, is tried, convicted, and guillotined all on the same day in Paris
Jun 1 The battle of the Glorious First of June is fought, the first naval engagement between Britain and France during the French Revolutionary Wars
Jun 4 British troops capture Port-au-Prince in Haiti
Jun 8 Robespierre inaugurates the French Revolution's new state religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being, with large organized festivals all across France
Jun 23 Empress Catherine II of Russia grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev
Jun 26 French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Fleurus marked the first successful military use of aircraft
Jun 30 Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery
Jul 13 The Battle of the Vosges is fought between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria
Jul 17 The sixteen Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne are executed 10 days prior to the end of the French Revolution's Reign of Terror
Jul 27 French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre is arrested after encouraging the execution of more than 17,000 "enemies of the Revolution"
Jul 28 French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre and Louis Antoine de Saint-Just are executed by guillotine in Paris, France
Aug 7 U.S. President George Washington invokes the Militia Acts of 1792 to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania
Aug 8 Joseph Whidbey leads an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska
Aug 20 Battle of Fallen Timbers: American troops force a confederacy of Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, Wyandot, Miami, Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi warriors into a disorganized retreat
Nov 19 The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems left over from the American Revolutionary War