Historical Events In 1791
Thursday, 18 April 2019
Apr 19 Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies on this day in history.
Apr 23 James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61) in the year 1791.
Apr 24 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1791 samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)
Apr 27 In the year 1791 the birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code
May 03 The Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on this day in history.
May 09 Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 in the year 1791.
May 11 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1791 baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance
May 15 In the year 1791 maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance.
May 16 Near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred in the year 1791.
May 28 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history pietro Romani, composer
May 30 On this day in history ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56
Jun 09 On this day in history john Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)
Jun 20 King Louis XVI caught trying to escape French Revolution on this day in history.
Jun 21 Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne in the year 1791.
Jun 30 FĂ©lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot & Savart) on this day in history.
Jul 05 Jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC) in the year 1791.
Jul 05 Jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC in the year 1791.
Jul 09 Nicolas Ledesma, composer on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1791 third Fleet arrives in Australia from England, HMS Queen bringing first Irish convicts to be transported.
Jul 14 The Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England on this day in history.
Jul 17 Members of the French National Guard under the command of General Lafayette open fire on a crowd of radical Jacobins at the Champ de Mars, Paris, during the French Revolution, killing as many as 50 people in the year 1791.
Jul 26 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM on this day in history.
Aug 02 Samuel Briggs & his son, patent nail-making machine in the year 1791.
Aug 04 Austria & Turkey sign Peace of Sistova in the year 1791.
Aug 19 Benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1791 danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska
Aug 22 Haitian Revolution begins on this day in history.
Aug 22 Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman in the year 1791.
Aug 25 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies in the year 1791.
Aug 26 John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat in the year 1791.
Aug 30 On this day in history the HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.