Historical Events In 1791
Friday, 24 May 2019
Jan 02 In the year 1791 big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer in the year 1791.
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
Jan 14 On this day in history calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder on this day in history.
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 In the year 1791 messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra)
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1791 1st Bank of US chartered
Mar 02 On this day in history long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint on this day in history.
Mar 03 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) in the year 1791.
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 Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union on this day in history.
Mar 06 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether in the year 1791.
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether
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 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office on this day in history.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent in the year 1791.
Mar 21 In the year 1791 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 In the year 1791 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 in the year 1791.
Mar 31 In the year 1791 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 In the year 1791 francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance on this day in history.