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Historical Events In 1891

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Dec 11   Johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 15   James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

Dec 17   On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

Dec 17   Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore in the year 1891.  

Dec 19   On this day in history edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)  

Dec 19   First Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore in the year 1891.  

Dec 20   On this day in history strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses  

Dec 20   Strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses in the year 1891.  

Dec 21   18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College) in the year 1891.  

Dec 21   18 students play first basketball game (Springfield College) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   John W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70) in the year 1891.  

Dec 22   In the year 1891 edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent  

Dec 23   Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner) in the year 1891.  

Dec 26   On this day in history henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus)  

Dec 26   The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47  

Dec 29   Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 in the year 1891.  

Dec 30   Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1891.  

Dec 31   In the year 1891 a new immigration depot is opens on Ellis Island, New York  

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Famous Birthdays In 1891

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)  

Jan 05   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 birth of bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer  

Jan 08   Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954) was born in the year 1891.  

Famous Deaths In 1891

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1891 guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89  

Jan 07   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

Jan 08   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

Jan 11   On this day in history georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

Jan 16   In the year 1891 clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1891.  

Jan 20   In the year 1891 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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