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Historical Events In 1791

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Apr 19   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 23   James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61) in the year 1791.  

Apr 24   Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland) on this day in history.  

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   The Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on this day in history.  

May 09   Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 in the year 1791.  

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   In the year 1791 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   On this day in history pietro Romani, composer  

May 30   On this day in history ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56  

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 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   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 in the year 1791.  

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 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   Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman in the year 1791.  

Aug 25   Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies in the year 1791.  

Aug 26   John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat in the year 1791.  

Aug 30   On this day in history the HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1791

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1791 birth of jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1791 birth of franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Feb 01   In the year 1791 birth of charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder  

Feb 12   Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union) was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

Famous Deaths In 1791

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   William Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717) died on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 died in the year 1791.  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

Mar 14   Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) died on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1791 death of richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743)  

Apr 02   On this day in history death of mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749)  

Apr 19   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies on this day in history.  

May 09   Francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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