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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

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

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   David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA) in the year 1891.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1891 congress creates Office of Superintendent of Immigration (Treasury Department)  

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   On this day in history dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)  

Mar 05   On this day in history harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)  

Mar 06   Victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed in the year 1891.  

Mar 07   On this day in history marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)  

Mar 08   Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey) in the year 1891.  

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   Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1891 michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist  

Mar 14   John P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa) in the year 1891.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1891 napoleon JKP Bonaparte, Fren prince/member Natl Convention, dies at 68  

Mar 18   On this day in history britain is linked to the continent by Telephone  

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

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   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   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   In the year 1891 the first jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall  

Mar 24   Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations) in the year 1891.  

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

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

Mar 28   On this day in history karel MJF Cruysberghs, Flemish author  

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Famous Birthdays In 1891

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1891 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   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   In the year 1891 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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

Jan 11   On this day in history georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

Jan 16   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1891.  

Jan 20   In the year 1891 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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