April: Birth of Arthur Wellesley.
15 August: Birth of Napoleone
October: Bonaparte enters l'Ecole Militaire in Paris as a cadet.
February: Death of Carlo Buonaparte.
1 November: Bonaparte commissioned into French Royal Artillery.
June: French Revolution begins with
formation of National Assembly.
14 July: Storming of the Bastille.
June: Louis XVI flees to Varennes.
March: Siege of Seringapatam.
19 March: Capture of Seringapatam.
20 April: French Assembly declares war on King of Bohemia.
26 June: The First Coalition
against France formed.
5 September: The September: Massacres in Paris begin, start
of the Terror.
20 September: The battle of Valmy.
21 September: Formation of National Convention in Paris.
22 September: Abolition of French monarchy; start of Revolutionary
6 November: The battle of Jemappes