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Historical Events In 1791

Friday, 14 August 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") on this day in history.  

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   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

Feb 17   Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1791 carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1791 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)  

Mar 03   Congress establishes US Mint in the year 1791.  

Mar 03   First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1791 anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures  

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   John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1791 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   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   On this day in history bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War  

Mar 21   In the year 1791 capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN  

Mar 21   Captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer  

Apr 12   In the year 1791 francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)  

Apr 13   In the year 1791 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   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 in the year 1791.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1791 birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

Famous Deaths In 1791

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   William Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717) died on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1791 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

Mar 02   In the year 1791 death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

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

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

Apr 02   Mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies in the year 1791.  

May 09   In the year 1791 francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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