Historical Events In 1791
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Jan 02 In the year 1791 big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 In the year 1791 jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 In the year 1791 jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)
Jan 14 Calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2") in the year 1791.
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1791 british Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
Feb 12 Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) in the year 1791.
Feb 16 Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 in the year 1791.
Feb 17 Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) in the year 1791.
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) in the year 1791.
Feb 25 1st Bank of US chartered in the year 1791.
Mar 02 In the year 1791 long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint
Mar 03 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 04 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office on this day in history.
Mar 04 President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session in the year 1791.
Mar 04 In the year 1791 vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
Mar 06 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether on this day in history.
Mar 10 On this day in history john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 On this day in history pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy
Mar 11 On this day in history samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office.
Mar 11 On this day in history samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent
Mar 21 Bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN
Mar 21 On this day in history captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN
Mar 28 Convicts Mary and William Bryant, their two children and seven other convicts escape from Port Jackson Australia in open boat to Timor but are recaptured there on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1791 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 In the year 1791 félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance