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Historical Events In 1891

Wednesday, 23 January 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   First buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo on this day in history.  

Feb 27   David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1891 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   Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist  

Mar 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   British Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, Fren prince/member Natl Convention, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history britain is linked to the continent by Telephone  

Mar 19   On this day in history earl Warren, Ca, (Gov-R-Ca)/14th supreme court chief justice (1953-69)  

Mar 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1891 jonathan Hale, actor (Saint's Double Trouble, Saint Strikes Back)  

Mar 23   On this day in history catherine Murphy Urner, composer  

Mar 23   The first jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations) on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)  

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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 07   In the year 1891 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1891.  

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   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   In the year 1891 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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