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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Feb 26   In the year 1891 1st buffalo purchased for Golden Gate Park  

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

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) 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   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   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 in the year 1891.  

Mar 07   Marcel Barger, [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy) in the year 1891.  

Mar 08   Sam Jaffe, NYC, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey) in the year 1891.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1891 britain is linked to the continent by Telephone  

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1891 1st world weightlifting championship held  

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

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   On this day in history birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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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