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 félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance