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Historical Events In 1791

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Apr 19   Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies in the year 1791.  

Apr 23   James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61) on this day in history.  

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   The Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the year 1791.  

May 09   In the year 1791 francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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   Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance in the year 1791.  

May 16   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history nicolas Ledesma, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM  

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   On this day in history haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman  

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

Aug 26   In the year 1791 john Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat  

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 in the year 1791.  

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

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam)  

Feb 12   In the year 1791 birth of peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)  

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 in the year 1791.  

Feb 16   Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   John Wesley, English founder of Methodism (b. 1703) died in the year 1791.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history death of richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743)  

Apr 02   Mirabeau, French statesman (b. 1749) died in the year 1791.  

Apr 19   In the year 1791 richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World), dies  

May 09   In the year 1791 francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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