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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.  

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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   In the year 1791 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")  

Jan 15   Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1791 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   In the year 1791 death of john Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703)  

Mar 14   Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) died in the year 1791.  

Apr 01   Richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743) died on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies  

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

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