Historical Events Happened In 1791
Saturday, 22 November 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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
Feb 12 In the year 1791 jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
Feb 16 In the year 1791 richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
Feb 17 In the year 1791 messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) in the year 1791.
Feb 25 1st Bank of US chartered in the year 1791.
Mar 02 In the year 1791 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 On this day in history 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 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 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 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 In the year 1791 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 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 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 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 in the year 1791.
Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) on this day in history.
Apr 13 Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance on this day in history.