Historical Events For 1791
Sunday, 04 December 2016
Jan 02 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1791 calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 On this day in history franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada in the year 1791.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder in the year 1791.
Feb 12 Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1791 carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)
Feb 25 1st Bank of US chartered on this day in history.
Mar 02 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris in the year 1791.
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 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 in the year 1791.
Mar 04 President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session in the year 1791.
Mar 04 On this day in history vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
Mar 06 On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.
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 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1791 bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War
Mar 21 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN on this day in history.
Mar 21 Captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
Mar 28 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 on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) in the year 1791.
Apr 13 On this day in history félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance