Historical Events In 1791
Sunday, 24 March 2019
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 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) in the year 1791.
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
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 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 In the year 1791 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 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 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history 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 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 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) in the year 1791.
Apr 13 Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance in the year 1791.