Historical Events In 1891
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Dec 11 In the year 1891 johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet/writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies
Dec 15 James Naismith a Canadian invents basketball in the year 1891.
Dec 15 James Naismith invents basketball (Canada) in the year 1891.
Dec 17 In the year 1891 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 1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore in the year 1891.
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 in the year 1891.
Dec 20 Strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1891 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 In the year 1891 18 students play first basketball game (Springfield College)
Dec 21 John W McCormack, (D) Speaker of House (1962-70) on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1891 edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent
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 In the year 1891 the birth of Henry Miller, US novellist
Dec 28 Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1891 edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)
Dec 29 On this day in history leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68
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.