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Historical Events In 1791

Wednesday, 22 January 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 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   In the year 1791 franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Jan 25   In the year 1791 british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.  

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

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 in the year 1791.  

Feb 17   Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) in the year 1791.  

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

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

Mar 04   President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures  

Mar 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1791 samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office.  

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

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   On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)  

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   On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   In the year 1791 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   On this day in history birth of charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder  

Feb 12   Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history death of richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743)  

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

Apr 19   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies on this day in history.  

May 09   Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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