Eighteenth-Century Chronology: 1784
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- William Blake, An Island in the Moon
- Thomas Rowlandson, watercolor of Vauxhall Gardens
Science, Technology, & Medicine
- Henry Cavendish, Experiments on Air
- Antoine Lavoisier studies the role of oxygen and carbon dioxide in
Politics & Law
- William Pitt's India Act gives the Crown the power to guide Indian
- April: Fox's supporters defeated in the general election; Pitt becomes
Philosophy & Theology
- 13 December: Death of Samuel Johnson
- Death of Allan Ramsay, painter ???
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