Historical Events In 1791
Monday, 06 April 2020
Jan 02 Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War in the year 1791.
Jan 06 In the year 1791 jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
Jan 08 Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) in the year 1791.
Jan 14 In the year 1791 calvin Phillips, became shortest known adult male (67 cm; 2' 2")
Jan 15 On this day in history franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)
Jan 25 British Parliament approves bill splitting the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1791 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 On this day in history richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
Feb 17 Messier catalogs M83 (spiral galaxy in Hydra) in the year 1791.
Feb 20 In the year 1791 carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)
Feb 25 On this day in history 1st Bank of US chartered
Mar 02 In the year 1791 long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris.
Mar 03 In the year 1791 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 in the year 1791.
Mar 04 In the year 1791 president Washington calls the US Senate into its first special session
Mar 04 Vermont becomes the 14th state of the Union on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1791 anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures
Mar 09 George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether on this day in history.
Mar 09 George Hayward, Us, surgeon, first to use ether on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1791 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
Apr 12 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe)
Apr 13 On this day in history fĂ©lix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance