Historical Events For 1791
Saturday, 27 May 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 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.
Feb 12 Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) in the year 1791.
Feb 16 In the year 1791 richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
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 1st Bank of US chartered in the year 1791.
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) in the year 1791.
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 first Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 04 In the year 1791 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
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 in the year 1791.
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 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 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office in the year 1791.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent in the year 1791.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1791 captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN
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 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