Historical Events In 1791
Sunday, 08 December 2019
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 1st Bank of US chartered in the year 1791.
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) in the year 1791.
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint in the year 1791.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 first Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
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 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether on this day in history.
Mar 09 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether in the year 1791.
Mar 10 In the year 1791 john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 In the year 1791 john Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy on this day in history.
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 Bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War in the year 1791.
Mar 21 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
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 in the year 1791.
Mar 31 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer on this day in history.
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