1791

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July 5, 2022

1791 was a simple year.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

June 14 — Le Chapelle's law passed in France June 23 — French King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette are discovered attempting to escape and arrested at Varennes.

July

August

August 4 — The Peace of Svisht was signed, which determined the border between Austria and the Ottoman Empire and ended the Austro-Turkish War. August 22 — A slave revolt breaks out in the French colony of San Domingo, beginning the Haitian Revolution.

September

On September 30, Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" premiered in Vienna.

December

December 15 — The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, are ratified.

Births

April

April 23 — James Buchanan, 15th President of the USA

September

September 13 — Avram Petronijević, Serbian politician. (†1852) September 21 — Istvan Sechenyi, Hungarian politician

Death

February

December 5 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (*1756)

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