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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.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)  

Feb 01   Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder was born in the year 1791.  

Feb 12   In the year 1791 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   Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) was born in the year 1791.  

Famous Deaths In 1791

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1791 death of william Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (b. 1717)  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1791 death of johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725)  

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

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

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