Historical Events For 1791
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 02 Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1791 jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
Jan 14 In the year 1791 calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) in the year 1791.
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
Feb 16 Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 in the year 1791.
Feb 17 Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint in the year 1791.
Mar 03 On this day in history first Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 04 On this day in history 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
Mar 04 In the year 1791 president Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session
Mar 04 Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union in the year 1791.
Mar 06 In the year 1791 anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 On this day in history george Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether
Mar 10 On this day in history john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 On this day in history john Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1791 samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office.
Mar 11 In the year 1791 samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent
Mar 21 Bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1791 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 in the year 1791.