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Historical Events In 1891

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Feb 26   In the year 1891 alan Bridge, PA, actor (North of Arizona, Badmen of the Hills)  

Feb 26   First buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1891 henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo  

Feb 27   David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)  

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

Mar 03   Congress creates US Courts of Appeal in the year 1891.  

Mar 03   On this day in history federico Moreno Torroba, composer  

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

Mar 05   In the year 1891 harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)  

Mar 06   Victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement) in the year 1891.  

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

Mar 07   Battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy) in the year 1891.  

Mar 08   In the year 1891 sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey)  

Mar 10   Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching in the year 1891.  

Mar 10   In the year 1891 jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)  

Mar 12   Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist in the year 1891.  

Mar 14   On this day in history john P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa)  

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

Mar 17   British Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574 in the year 1891.  

Mar 17   On this day in history napoleon JKP Bonaparte, Fren prince/member Natl Convention, dies at 68  

Mar 18   Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history earl Warren, Ca, (Gov-R-Ca)/14th supreme court chief justice (1953-69)  

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

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) in the year 1891.  

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

Mar 28   Dick Pilling, cricketer ("Prince of Wicketkeepers", Eng 1881-88), dies on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   In the year 1891 birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   On this day in history fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 11   Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

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 in the year 1891.  

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