1761 – Richard Alsop was born in Middletown, Connecticut on the 23rd of January.
1791 – He wrote "The Echo" which is a Federalist verse satire.
1799 – He wrote a popular verse satire that gains a great deal of attention for its Federalist attack on Thomas Jefferson entitled The Political Greenhouse.
1800 – He wrote "A Poem, Sacred to the Memory of George Washington", dedicated to Martha Washington.
1815 – He died in Flatbush, Long Island on the 20th of August.