Historical Events In 1791
Thursday, 09 April 2020
Apr 19 Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies in the year 1791.
Apr 23 In the year 1791 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 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 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 Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
May 11 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer in the year 1791.
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 Near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred in the year 1791.
May 28 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1791.
May 29 Pietro Romani, composer on this day in history.
May 30 Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jun 09 John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home) on this day in history.
Jun 20 King Louis XVI caught trying to escape French Revolution in the year 1791.
Jun 21 Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne in the year 1791.
Jun 30 On this day in history fĂ©lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot & Savart)
Jul 05 In the year 1791 jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver BC)
Jul 05 In the year 1791 jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC
Jul 09 Nicolas Ledesma, composer in the year 1791.
Jul 09 Third Fleet arrives in Australia from England, HMS Queen bringing first Irish convicts to be transported on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history the Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England.
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 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM in the year 1791.
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 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 in the year 1791.
Aug 22 On this day in history haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman
Aug 25 On this day in history pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies
Aug 26 On this day in history john Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat
Aug 30 In the year 1791 the HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.