Historical Events In 1791
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Apr 19 On this day in history richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies
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) in the year 1791.
Apr 27 Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph) in the year 1791.
Apr 27 The birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code in the year 1791.
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 in the year 1791.
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 On this day in history maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance.
May 16 In the year 1791 near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred
May 28 On this day in history joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57
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 in the year 1791.
Jun 21 Fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1791 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 In the year 1791 jos‚ Marˇa Narv ez discovers Point Grey, now in Vancouver, BC
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 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 Austria & Turkey sign Peace of Sistova on this day in history.
Aug 19 Benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac in the year 1791.
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 John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat in the year 1791.
Aug 30 The HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day in the year 1791.