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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   FĂ©lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance in the year 1791.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1791

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer was born in the year 1791.  

Jan 08   Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born in the year 1791.  

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

Jan 15   Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1791 birth of peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)  

Feb 20   Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) was born in the year 1791.  

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   On this day in history death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

Mar 02   John Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703) died in the year 1791.  

Mar 14   Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1791 death of richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743)  

Apr 02   In the year 1791 death of mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749)  

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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