Historical Events In 1891
Monday, 19 August 2019
Dec 11 In the year 1891 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 In the year 1891 james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)
Dec 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore
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 on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1891 strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses
Dec 20 In the year 1891 strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses
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) in the year 1891.
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 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 In the year 1891 the birth of Henry Miller, US novellist
Dec 28 In the year 1891 alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47
Dec 29 In the year 1891 edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)
Dec 29 In the year 1891 leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68
Dec 30 In the year 1891 antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs
Dec 31 In the year 1891 a new immigration depot is opens on Ellis Island, New York