Historical Events For 1791
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Jan 02 In the year 1791 big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer in the year 1791.
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
Jan 14 Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") in the year 1791.
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 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.
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 In the year 1791 messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)
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 In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint
Mar 03 On this day in history 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 President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session in the year 1791.
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 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether in the year 1791.
Mar 09 In the year 1791 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent on this day in history.
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 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
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.