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Historical Events In 1891

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Dec 11   Johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies in the year 1891.  

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

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

Dec 17   Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1891 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   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   18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College) in the year 1891.  

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

Dec 21   John W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70) in the year 1891.  

Dec 22   On this day in history edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent  

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

Dec 25   Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner) in the year 1891.  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1891 leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68  

Dec 30   Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1891.  

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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

Jan 04   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 05   In the year 1891 birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born in the year 1891.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

Jan 08   On this day in history fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 11   In the year 1891 georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

Jan 16   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1891.  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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