Historical Events In 1791
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Jan 02 Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
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) in the year 1791.
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
Feb 12 Jan D Zocher Jr, Dutch garden architect (Vondelpark, Amsterdam) on this day in history.
Feb 16 Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) in the year 1791.
Feb 20 Carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen) on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1791 1st Bank of US chartered
Mar 02 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris in the year 1791.
Mar 03 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 congress establishes US Mint
Mar 03 First Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages) in the year 1791.
Mar 04 On this day in history 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
Mar 04 President Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
Mar 06 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether
Mar 09 In the year 1791 george Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether
Mar 10 In the year 1791 john Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver
Mar 10 John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver in the year 1791.
Mar 10 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy in the year 1791.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken of Philadelphia, PA became the first person to receive more than one patent from the U.S. Patent Office on this day in history.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent in the year 1791.
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 Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN in the year 1791.
Mar 21 On this day in history captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN
Mar 28 In the year 1791 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.
Mar 31 In the year 1791 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) in the year 1791.
Apr 13 FĂ©lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance on this day in history.