Historical Events In 1791
Friday, 19 July 2019
Jan 02 On this day in history big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 On this day in history jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 In the year 1791 jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1791 messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)
Feb 20 In the year 1791 carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)
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) on this day in history.
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1791 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 on this day in history.
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 21 Captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
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 on this day in history.
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