Events noted in 1791

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1790 1792


“Tabulae qusedam Geographicae et alia ejusdem argurnenti specimina, Arabice,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“Tabula septima ex Abulfedoe Geographia, Mesopotamiam exhibens, Arabice, cura E. F. C. Rosenmuller, notas adspersit H. E. G. Paulus,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“Two Sermons; the first addressed to British seamen, the second to the British West India slaves,” Adair, James Makittrick a physician

Died: Ahlwardt, Peter professor of logic and metaphysics at GreifewaJd

“General view of the variations which have taken place in the affairs of the East India Company since the conclusion of the war in India in 1781,” Anderson, George a young man of extraordinary talents

“The Origin of Arianism disclosed,” Arius the founder of the sect of Arians

Died: Auger, Athanasius a distinguished French critic

Died: Beard, John an English actor and singer

Died: Bergius, Peter Jonas a physician and professor of natural history at Stockholm

Died: Berkenhout, Dr. John an English miscellaneous writer

“Letters on Education, to his son at Oxford,” Berkenhout, Dr. John an English miscellaneous writer

“The Volcanos of ancient and modern times considered physically and mineralogically,” Beroldingen, Francis De an eminent mineralogist

“Journal de sciences miles,” Bertholon, De St. Lazare a French philosopher

Died: Bever, Thomas LL. D. an eminent scholar and civilian

Died: Boyd, Hugh a writer who would scarcely have deserved notice

“Constituent assembly,” Brissot De Warville, James Peter a very active agent in the French revolution

“Instructions for his regiment, &c.” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Preface to notes on the Bible,” Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“Journal de la maladie et de la mort de Mirabeau,” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

“A Sketch of the New Constitution of France,” Christie, Thomas an ingenious writer

“Memorial of Alexander Dalrymple,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Oriental Repertory,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: Dalton, Richard brother to the preceding

“Christ Crucified,” De Courcy, Richard vicar of St

Died: Fixlmillner, Placidus an eminent German astronomer

“A Discourse on Pain,” Fordyce, James a dissenting clergyman of considerable eminence

Died: Fourcroy, Charles René De marechal de camp

Died: Hooke, Nathaniel celebrated for a “Roman History

“The Orlando, reduced to twenty-four books, the narrative connected, and the stories disposed in a regular series,” Hoole, John a dramatic poet and translator

“London Practice of Physic.” Hulme, Nathaniel an English physician

“Select critical Remarks upon the English version of the first ten chapters of Genesis.” Hurdis, James an ingenious poet

“A Treatise on the present state of Music,” Jackson, William an eminent musical composer

“An Address delivered at the Interment of Richard Price, D. D. F. R. S. &c.” Kippis, Andrew an eminent dissenting divine and biographer

Died: Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

“Letters to a young Clergyman,” Orton, Job an eminent divine among the dissenters

“De rebus Emanuelis regis invictissimi virtute et auspicio gestis;” Osorio, Jerome a learned Portuguese divine

“Novelliero Italiano,” Parabosco, Jerome an Italian comic writer

“Origin of Arianism disclosed,” Philo, Judæus an ancient Greek writer

“Les Nouvelles Lunes,” Reigny, Louis Abel Beffroi commonly called Cousin Jaques

“Historical Disquisition concerning the knowledge which the Ancients had of India, and the Progress of Trade with that country prior to the discovery of the Cape of Good Hope,” Robertson, William one of the most illustrious names in modern literature

Died: Robinson, Thomas a late eminent divine at Leicester

“L'Esprit des Peres, comparé aux plus celebres ecrivains, sur les matieres interessantes de la philosophie et de la religion,” Rose, John Baptist a worthy French priest

“the passage of Venus over the Sun.” Rose, John Baptist a worthy French priest

“Treatise on the Plague,” Russel, Alexander physician to the English factory at Aleppo

“Gulistan, ou l'empire des roses,” Sadi a celebrated Persian poet and moralist

Died: Serassi, Peter Anthony an Italian biographer

“Nine Sermons on the Beatitudes,” Smith, William a learned English divine and translator

“The History and Antiquities of the ancient town of Leicester,” Throsby, John a topographical writer

Died: Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Died: Wilson, Thomas only surviving son of the preceding