1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1 Scottish: possibly a nickname from Middle English hende ‘courteous’ ( see Hendy ), or an occupational name for a deer-keeper, from Middle English hind ‘female deer’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hinde.