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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 16 January 2021

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

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

Dec 15   In the year 1891 james Naismith invents basketball (Canada)  

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

Dec 17   Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge) in the year 1891.  

Dec 19   In the year 1891 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   On this day in history first Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore  

Dec 20   Strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses in the year 1891.  

Dec 20   Strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 26   On this day in history henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus)  

Dec 26   On this day in history the birth of Henry Miller, US novellist  

Dec 28   Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1891.  

Dec 29   In the year 1891 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 in the year 1891.  

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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   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)  

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

Jan 06   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

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   In the year 1891 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   On this day in history 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   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1891.  

Jan 17   On this day in history johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 20   On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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