Historical Events In 1791
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Jan 02 Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War in the year 1791.
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 In the year 1791 franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)
Jan 25 In the year 1791 british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder in the year 1791.
Feb 12 On this day in history jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)
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 on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint in the year 1791.
Mar 03 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
Mar 04 President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session on this day in history.
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 On this day in history george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether on this day in history.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1791.
Mar 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN
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 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 On this day in history félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance