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Historical Events In 1891

Friday, 14 May 2021

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1891 first buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park  

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

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

Feb 28   In the year 1891 oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 05   Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, Chicago Ill, comedian (Olsen & Johnson) in the year 1891.  

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   On this day in history battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed  

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

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   John P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1891 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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back) in the year 1891.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

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   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born in the year 1891.  

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   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   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   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1891.  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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