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Historical Events In 1791

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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

Apr 23   On this day in history james Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)  

Apr 24   Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) in the year 1791.  

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   In the year 1791 the Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.  

May 09   In the year 1791 francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

May 11   Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer in the year 1791.  

May 15   Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance in the year 1791.  

May 15   Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1791 near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred  

May 28   Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1791.  

May 29   On this day in history pietro Romani, composer  

May 30   Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history john Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)  

Jun 20   In the year 1791 king Louis XVI caught trying to escape French Revolution  

Jun 21   Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history fĂ©lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot & Savart)  

Jul 05   On this day in history jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC)  

Jul 05   Jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history nicolas Ledesma, composer  

Jul 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1791.  

Jul 17   In the year 1791 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.  

Jul 26   In the year 1791 franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM  

Aug 02   Samuel Briggs & his son, patent nail-making machine in the year 1791.  

Aug 04   Austria & Turkey sign Peace of Sistova on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1791 benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac  

Aug 20   On this day in history danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska  

Aug 22   In the year 1791 haitian Revolution begins  

Aug 22   Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies in the year 1791.  

Aug 26   On this day in history john Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat  

Aug 30   On this day in history the HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1791

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1791 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   In the year 1791 birth of franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)  

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

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   In the year 1791 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

Mar 02   In the year 1791 death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

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   In the year 1791 death of mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749)  

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

May 09   On this day in history francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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