1802 events in history

Mar 16 The Army Corps of Engineers is established to found and operate the United States Military Academy at West Point
Mar 25 The Treaty of Amiens is signed as a "Definitive Treaty of Peace" between France and the United Kingdom
Mar 28 Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man
Apr 15 William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a "long belt" of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
Apr 26 Napoleon Bonaparte signs a general amnesty to allow all but about one thousand of the most notorious émigrés of the French Revolution to return to France, as part of a reconciliary gesture with the factions of the Ancien Régime and to eventually consolidate his own rule
May 3 Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city
May 19 Napoleon Bonaparte founds the Legion of Honour
May 20 By the Law of 20 May 1802, Napoleon Bonaparte reinstates slavery in the French colonies, revoking its abolition in the French Revolution
Jun 4 Grieving over the death of his wife, Marie Clotilde of France, King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel
Jul 4 At West Point, New York, the United States Military Academy opens
Sep 3 William Wordsworth composes the sonnet Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
Sep 11 France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont