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Historical Events In 1891

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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

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

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   On this day in history robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1891 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   In the year 1891 18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College)  

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

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1891 henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus)  

Dec 26   The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist in the year 1891.  

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

Dec 29   Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio) in the year 1891.  

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

Dec 30   On this day in history antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1891 birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   On this day in history johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

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