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Historical Events Happened In 1791

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 02   Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer in the year 1791.  

Jan 08   On this day in history jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") in the year 1791.  

Jan 15   In the year 1791 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   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   In the year 1791 jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)  

Feb 16   Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 1st Bank of US chartered  

Mar 02   Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris in the year 1791.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)  

Mar 03   On this day in history congress establishes US Mint  

Mar 03   First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office  

Mar 04   President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.  

Mar 06   Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.  

Mar 09   George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether on this day in history.  

Mar 09   George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver  

Mar 10   In the year 1791 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   Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1791 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   On this day in history 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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1791

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer was born in the year 1791.  

Jan 08   Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born in the year 1791.  

Jan 14   In the year 1791 birth of calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")  

Jan 15   Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   In the year 1791 birth of peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)  

Feb 20   Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1791

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1791 death of william Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717)  

Feb 16   In the year 1791 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

Mar 14   Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743) died in the year 1791.  

Apr 02   In the year 1791 death of mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749)  

Apr 19   On this day in history richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies  

May 09   Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 on this day in history.