Historical Events In 1791
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Jan 02 In the year 1791 big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
Jan 06 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)
Jan 14 In the year 1791 calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece) on this day in history.
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada in the year 1791.
Feb 01 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder in the year 1791.
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) on this day in history.
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 Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 03 Congress establishes US Mint on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 first Internal Revenue Act (taxing distilled spirits & carriages)
Mar 04 In the year 1791 1st Jewish member of US Congress, Israel Jacobs (PA), takes office
Mar 04 In the year 1791 president Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session
Mar 04 On this day in history vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union.
Mar 06 Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures in the year 1791.
Mar 09 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether on this day in history.
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 In the year 1791 john Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
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 in the year 1791.
Mar 11 Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history bangalore in India is seized by the British under Lord Cornwallis in the Third Mysore War
Mar 21 In the year 1791 capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN
Mar 21 Captain Hopley Yeaton of New Hampshire becomes first commissioned officer in USN on this day in history.
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 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer on this day in history.
Apr 12 Francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe) in the year 1791.
Apr 13 On this day in history fĂ©lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance