Historical Events In 1791
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Jan 02 On this day in history big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 On this day in history jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
Jan 14 Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)
Jan 25 In the year 1791 british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
Feb 12 In the year 1791 jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
Feb 16 In the year 1791 richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
Feb 17 Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) on this day in history.
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on this day in history.
Feb 25 1st Bank of US chartered on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1791 long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint in the year 1791.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 first Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 04 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history president Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session
Mar 04 Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union on this day in history.
Mar 06 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 On this day in history george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether in the year 1791.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 On this day in history john Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 In the year 1791 pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office in the year 1791.
Mar 11 On this day in history samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent
Mar 21 On this day in history bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War
Mar 21 In the year 1791 capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN
Mar 21 Captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
Mar 28 On this day in history convicts Mary and William Bryant, their two children and seven other convicts escape from Port Jackson Australia in open boat to Timor but are recaptured there.
Mar 31 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance on this day in history.