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Historical Events In 1891

Monday, 19 April 2021

Dec 11   Johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies in the year 1891.  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1891 james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

Dec 17   Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1891 robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)  

Dec 19   1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1891 john W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70)  

Dec 22   On this day in history edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent  

Dec 23   On this day in history holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81  

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

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

Dec 26   On this day in history the birth of Henry Miller, US novellist  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1891 antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs  

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   In the year 1891 birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1891 birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

Jan 06   In the year 1891 birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1891

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1891 joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies  

Jan 05   On this day in history guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89  

Jan 07   On this day in history carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

Jan 08   On this day in history fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 17   On this day in history johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies in the year 1891.  

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