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.