Historical Events In 1791
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Apr 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)
Apr 27 In the year 1791 samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)
Apr 27 The birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code on this day in history.
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 Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 in the year 1791.
May 11 In the year 1791 jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer
May 15 In the year 1791 baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance
May 15 On this day in history maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance.
May 16 Near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred in the year 1791.
May 28 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 29 Pietro Romani, composer in the year 1791.
May 30 In the year 1791 ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56
Jun 09 John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home) on this day in history.
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 FĂ©lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot & Savart) in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history nicolas Ledesma, composer
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 The Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England in the year 1791.
Jul 17 On this day in history 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 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM in the year 1791.
Aug 02 In the year 1791 samuel Briggs & his son, patent nail-making machine
Aug 04 In the year 1791 austria & Turkey sign Peace of Sistova
Aug 19 On this day in history benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac
Aug 20 On this day in history danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska
Aug 22 Haitian Revolution begins in the year 1791.
Aug 22 Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman in the year 1791.
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.