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Historical Events In 1791

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jan 02   Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War in the year 1791.  

Jan 06   On this day in history jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer  

Jan 08   Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Jan 25   British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1791 messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)  

Feb 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1791 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1791 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   On this day in history 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   John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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 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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder  

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

Feb 12   Peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history 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   Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) died in the year 1791.  

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   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies on this day in history.  

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

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