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Historical Events In 1891

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

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 in the year 1891.  

Feb 26   Henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo in the year 1891.  

Feb 27   In the year 1891 david Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1891 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   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   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   In the year 1891 jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1891.  

Mar 18   Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone in the year 1891.  

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 in the year 1891.  

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   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 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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 03   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1891 birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

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

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   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   In the year 1891 joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

Jan 08   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1891 clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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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