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Historical Events In 1891

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Dec 11   In the year 1891 johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies  

Dec 15   James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball in the year 1891.  

Dec 15   James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) in the year 1891.  

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

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   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   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   Edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

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

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

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   Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1891 leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68  

Dec 30   Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1891 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   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   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89 in the year 1891.  

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1891.  

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

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