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Historical Events In 1891

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Dec 11   On this day in history johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies  

Dec 15   On this day in history james Naismith a Canadian invents basketball  

Dec 15   James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle in the year 1891.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86) in the year 1891.  

Dec 19   In the year 1891 first Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore  

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

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

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

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

Dec 25   Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) in the year 1891.  

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   Frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1891 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   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)  

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

Jan 11   Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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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