Historical Events For 1791
Wednesday, 18 January 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 On this day in history jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada on this day in history.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) in the year 1791.
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 In the year 1791 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 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 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 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office.
Mar 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1791 captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN
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) on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1791 félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance