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Historical Events In 1891

Wednesday, 30 September 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 in the year 1891.  

Feb 26   On this day in history henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo  

Feb 27   In the year 1891 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   In the year 1891 congress creates US Courts of Appeal  

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) 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) on this day in history.  

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 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   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   In the year 1891 michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist  

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

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 in the year 1891.  

Mar 19   In the year 1891 earl Warren, Ca, (Gov-R-Ca)/14th supreme court chief justice (1953-69)  

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   Catherine Murphy Urner, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   On this day in history annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)  

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

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

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   In the year 1891 birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   In the year 1891 birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1891 georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1891 johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

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

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