Historical Events In 1791
Thursday, 07 July 2022
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 In the year 1791 jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)
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 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada in the year 1791.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder in the year 1791.
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) 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 On this day in history long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint
Mar 03 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 04 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office in the year 1791.
Mar 04 On this day in history president Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session
Mar 04 On this day in history vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
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 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether in the year 1791.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver on this day in history.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1791.
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 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer in the year 1791.
Apr 12 In the year 1791 francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 In the year 1791 félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance