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.