Historical Events In 1791
Thursday, 13 December 2018
Apr 19 In the year 1791 richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies
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) on this day in history.
Apr 27 Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph) in the year 1791.
Apr 27 In the year 1791 the birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code
May 03 On this day in history the Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
May 09 On this day in history francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53
May 11 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer on this day in history.
May 15 Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance on this day in history.
May 15 Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance on this day in history.
May 16 Near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1791 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 on this day in history.
Aug 02 Samuel Briggs & his son, patent nail-making machine on this day in history.
Aug 04 Austria & Turkey sign Peace of Sistova on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac
Aug 20 In the year 1791 danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska
Aug 22 On this day in history haitian Revolution begins
Aug 22 In the year 1791 haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman
Aug 25 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 26 John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1791 the HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.