Historical Events For 1791
Sunday, 19 November 2017
Jan 02 Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War in the year 1791.
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") on this day in history.
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
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 On this day in history 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 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 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
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 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 In the year 1791 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 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
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 In the year 1791 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