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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

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   Henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1891 congress creates US Courts of Appeal  

Mar 03   On this day in history federico Moreno Torroba, composer  

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

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) 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1891 british Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574  

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

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) 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   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   In the year 1891 catherine Murphy Urner, composer  

Mar 23   The first jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall in the year 1891.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1891 birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

Jan 06   In the year 1891 birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

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   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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