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Historical Events In 1891

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Feb 26   1st buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Alan Bridge, PA, actor (North of Arizona, Badmen of the Hills) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   On this day in history congress creates US Courts of Appeal  

Mar 03   Federico Moreno Torroba, composer in the year 1891.  

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

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

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

Mar 07   In the year 1891 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   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   In the year 1891 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 on this day in history.  

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

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) 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   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   On this day in history jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back)  

Mar 23   Catherine Murphy Urner, composer in the year 1891.  

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   In the year 1891 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 in the year 1891.  

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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   In the year 1891 birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

Jan 04   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 05   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 06   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1891.  

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

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