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Historical Events In 1891

Sunday, 20 October 2019

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

Dec 15   In the year 1891 james Naismith a Canadian invents basketball  

Dec 15   On this day in history james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

Dec 17   On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1891 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   Strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses in the year 1891.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1891 clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)  

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

Dec 26   The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist on this day in history.  

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   Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1891 birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer  

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   Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

Jan 08   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

Jan 11   In the year 1891 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   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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