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Historical Events In 1891

Monday, 30 March 2020

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

Dec 15   James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)  

Dec 19   First Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses  

Dec 20   On this day in history strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   Edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent in the year 1891.  

Dec 23   Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1891 antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs  

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   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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 06   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 07   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 birth of walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)  

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   Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 11   On this day in history georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

Jan 16   On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 17   In the year 1891 johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

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