Historical Events In 1791
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 02 In the year 1791 big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
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 On this day in history calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) in the year 1791.
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 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 in the year 1791.
Feb 17 On this day in history messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1791 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint
Mar 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1791 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 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 In the year 1791 george Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether
Mar 10 In the year 1791 john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver on this day in history.
Mar 10 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1791.
Mar 21 In the year 1791 capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN
Mar 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1791 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 In the year 1791 félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance