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Historical Events In 1791

Monday, 19 November 2018

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   Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.  

Jan 14   Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") in the year 1791.  

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   On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder  

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   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   In the year 1791 1st Bank of US chartered  

Mar 02   In the year 1791 long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.  

Mar 03   1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) in the year 1791.  

Mar 03   In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint  

Mar 03   First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) in the year 1791.  

Mar 04   1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office on this day in history.  

Mar 04   President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session in the year 1791.  

Mar 04   Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1791 anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures  

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 in the year 1791.  

Mar 10   Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.  

Mar 11   Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office on this day in history.  

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   Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1791 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   On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer  

Apr 12   Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) in the year 1791.  

Apr 13   On this day in history fĂ©lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance  

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Famous Birthdays In 1791

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1791 birth of jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1791 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")  

Jan 15   Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)  

Feb 20   Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1791

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   William Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717) died in the year 1791.  

Feb 16   Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 died in the year 1791.  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

Mar 14   In the year 1791 death of johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725)  

Apr 01   Richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743) died in the year 1791.  

Apr 02   Mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749) died in the year 1791.  

Apr 19   In the year 1791 richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies  

May 09   On this day in history francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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