What Happened in May 1796

  • Battle of Lodi

    The Battle of Lodi was fought on May 10, 1796 between French forces under General Napoleon Bonaparte and an Austrian rear guard led by Karl... Read more

  • Reverdy Johnson is Born

    On May 21, 1796, attorney and statesman Reverdy Johnson was born in Annapolis, Maryland. Johnson represented Maryland, a slaveholding state south... Read more