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Historical Events In 1891

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Dec 11   In the year 1891 johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies  

Dec 15   James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball in the year 1891.  

Dec 15   James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) in the year 1891.  

Dec 17   In the year 1891 msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

Dec 17   Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge) in the year 1891.  

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

Dec 19   Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 20   Strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1891 strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses  

Dec 21   On this day in history 18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College)  

Dec 21   In the year 1891 18 students play first basketball game (Springfield College)  

Dec 21   John W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1891 holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81  

Dec 25   On this day in history clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)  

Dec 26   Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1891 the birth of Henry Miller, US novellist  

Dec 28   Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1891 edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)  

Dec 29   On this day in history leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68  

Dec 30   Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.  

Dec 31   A new immigration depot is opens on Ellis Island, New York on this day in history.  

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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   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1891 birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies  

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

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 11   Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1891.  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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