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Historical Events In 1791

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1791 nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)  

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 in the year 1791.  

May 11   On this day in history jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer  

May 15   Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance on this day in history.  

May 15   Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance in the year 1791.  

May 16   In the year 1791 near Moodus, Connecticut, the largest historical earthquake in Connecticut occurred  

May 28   Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1791.  

May 29   On this day in history pietro Romani, composer  

May 30   Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1791.  

Jun 09   In the year 1791 john Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)  

Jun 20   On this day in history king Louis XVI caught trying to escape French Revolution  

Jun 21   On this day in history fleeing French King Louis XVI & family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne  

Jun 30   FĂ©lix Savart, French surgeon/physicist (law of Biot & Savart) on this day in history.  

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   Nicolas Ledesma, composer in the year 1791.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history benjamin Banneker published his 1st Almanac  

Aug 20   Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska in the year 1791.  

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   In the year 1791 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of william Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717)  

Feb 16   In the year 1791 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

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   Richard Butler American soldier (b. 1743) died in the year 1791.  

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

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

May 09   On this day in history francis Hopkinson, US writer/music/lawyer, dies at 53  

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