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Historical Events In 1891

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Feb 26   1st buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park in the year 1891.  

Feb 26   Alan Bridge, PA, actor (North of Arizona, Badmen of the Hills) in the year 1891.  

Feb 26   On this day in history first buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park  

Feb 26   On this day in history henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo  

Feb 27   On this day in history david Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA)  

Feb 28   Oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec) in the year 1891.  

Mar 03   Congress creates Office of Superintendent of Immigration (Treasury Department) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1891 congress creates US Courts of Appeal  

Mar 03   Federico Moreno Torroba, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1891 dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)  

Mar 05   Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson) in the year 1891.  

Mar 06   On this day in history victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement)  

Mar 07   In the year 1891 battle in Bunyoro Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed  

Mar 07   On this day in history battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed  

Mar 07   In the year 1891 marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)  

Mar 08   Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP) in the year 1891.  

Mar 12   Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1891 john P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa)  

Mar 14   In the year 1891 the submarine Monarch lays telephone cable along the English Channel bed to prepare for the first telephone links across the Channel.  

Mar 17   On this day in history british Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574  

Mar 17   Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, Fren prince/member Natl Convention, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1891 britain is linked to the continent by Telephone  

Mar 19   Earl Warren, Ca, (Gov-R-Ca)/14th supreme court chief justice (1953-69) in the year 1891.  

Mar 21   A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1891 a Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia; it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years  

Mar 21   Jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Catherine Murphy Urner, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   The first jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations) on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 1st world weightlifting championship held  

Mar 28   Dick Pilling, cricketer ("Prince of Wicketkeepers", Eng 1881-88), dies in the year 1891.  

Mar 28   Karel MJF Cruysberghs, Flemish author 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

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   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   Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89  

Jan 07   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

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

Jan 11   Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1891 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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