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Historical Events In 1891

Tuesday, 19 February 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   James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86) in the year 1891.  

Dec 19   First Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore in the year 1891.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1891 holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81  

Dec 25   On this day in history clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)  

Dec 26   Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio) in the year 1891.  

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   On this day in history birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 04   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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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