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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1891 oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)  

Mar 03   On this day in history congress creates Office of Superintendent of Immigration (Treasury Department)  

Mar 03   Congress creates US Courts of Appeal on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 23   On this day in history the first jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall  

Mar 24   In the year 1891 annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)  

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

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1891 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   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 in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 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   On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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