Historical Events In 1791
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Apr 19 Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies in the year 1791.
Apr 23 James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61) on this day in history.
Apr 24 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) in the year 1791.
Apr 27 On this day in history 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 in the year 1791.
May 09 In the year 1791 francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53
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 Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance in the year 1791.
May 16 On this day in history near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred
May 28 On this day in history joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history nicolas Ledesma, composer
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 on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman
Aug 25 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies in the year 1791.
Aug 26 In the year 1791 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.